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Old 12th October 2008 , 06:03 PM
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Chords and their scales


Major chords

Major 7th (Cmaj7)
Major
Lydian (#11)
Major Pentatonic
Minor Pentatonic starting on 7th

Major 7th, b5 (Cmaj7b5)
Lydian
Minor Pentatonic on 7th

Major 7th, +5 (Cmaj7#5)
Lydian augmented
Augmented
3rd mode Harmonic minor

Major triad, sus4 (Csus4)
Major
Major Pentatonic

Minor chords

Minor 7th (Cm7)
Dorian
Aeolian
Minor Pentatonic
Minor Pentatonic on the 5th
Blues
Phrygian
4th mode Harmonic minor

Minor 6th or 6/9 (Cm6)
Dorian
Melodic Minor
Minor Pentatonic
Blues

Dominant Chords

Dominant 7th (C7)
Mixolydian
Blues
Major Pentatonic
Major Pentatonic on the 5th

Dominant 7th, b9 (C7b9)
Mixolydian with b2
Mixolydian with b2 b6
Half step- Whole step Diminished

Dominant 7th, b9/#9 and b5/#5 (C7#5#9) or (C7b5b9)
Altered

Half-Diminished Chords

Minor 7th, b5 (Cm7b5)

Locrian
Locrian, with #2
2nd mode Harmonic minor
Whole step-half step Diminished

Diminished Chords
Diminished 7th (Cdim)
Whole Step-Half Step Diminished
7th mode Harmonic Minor

Some scales to use when improvising/writing songs
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