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post Jan 28 2009, 07:23 AM
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Hi smile.gif I had my first day of AIM (australian institute of music) yesterday ad they gave me some sheet music. Above a bar it has C*7, where the * is a little triangle. What does the little triangle mean?
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post Jan 28 2009, 07:48 AM
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QUOTE (Shred Kid @ Jan 28 2009, 06:23 AM) *
Hi smile.gif I had my first day of AIM (australian institute of music) yesterday ad they gave me some sheet music. Above a bar it has C*7, where the * is a little triangle. What does the little triangle mean?


triangle is maj 7, in your case C maj 7

circle is diminished

line through the circle is half diminished or min7b5


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post Jan 28 2009, 07:59 AM
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QUOTE (Emir Hot @ Jan 28 2009, 05:48 PM) *
triangle is maj 7, in your case C maj 7

circle is diminished

line through the circle is half diminished or min7b5

oh cool smile.gif so its just a c major chord with an added 7th?
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post Jan 28 2009, 08:02 AM
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yes

but make sure you add maj7th not (dominant) b7th

C maj 7 = C, E, G, B


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post Jan 28 2009, 08:05 AM
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Emir is right. You find the "delta" system to write maj7 chords especially in jazz staffs.


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Thanks heaps guys smile.gif
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