Notes on chord notation
- Chord notation used is as explained below
Bracketed numbers refer to notes in the major scale, flatted or sharped as indicated.
CHORD NOTATION b = flat | m6 = (1-b3-5-6) | # = sharp | 7 = (1-3-5-b7) | add = specified note extra | m7 = (1-b3-5-b7) | (plain)= maj (1-3-5) | mj7= (1-3-5-7) | m = min (1-b3-5) | 74 = (1-4-5-b7) | 2 = sus2 (1-2-5) | 9 = (1-3-5-b7-9) | 4 = sus4 (1-4-5) | mj9= (1-3-5-7-9) | + = aug (1-3-#5) | m9 = min 9 (1-b3-5-b7-9) | – = dim (1-b3-b5-6) | ( )= alternative chord | 6 = (1-3-5-6) | / = abnormal bass (specified)
For a more basic explanation of notes, melody and chords, please refer to Notes on melody notation.