Lesson 140: Harmony Part II - Seventh Chord Summary
Scales and Seventh Chords
The most important scales are
The tertian seventh chords that live inside these scales are
In the major scale and in the melodic minor scale, some of the chord types occur several times. In the harmonic minor and the harmonic major scale, every single one of them occurs exactly once.
The Seventh Chords in the Scales
Here is a table of the degrees where the different seventh chords occur in the scales:
Seventh chord Major Harmonic minor Melodic minor Harmonic major maj7 I, IV bVI - I maj7#5 - bIII bIII bVI m7 II, III, VI IV II III mmaj7 - I I IV m7b5 VII II VI, VII II 7 V V IV, V V dim - VII - VII
Other Seventh Chords
Other important seventh chords are
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