Augmented Seventh Chords for Piano

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C Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Caug7 chord notes: C E G# Bb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

C+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Caug7 has an added minor seventh:   C – E – G♯ – B♭
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A C+M7 has an added major seventh:   C – E – G♯ – B
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five


Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Cmajor | Cmajor6 | Cmajor7 | Cmajor9
     ▪ Cminor | Cminor6 | Cminor7 | Cminor9


     ▪ C diminished | C diminished 7th
     ▪ C augmented | C augmented 7th

     ▪ C sus 2nd
     ▪ C sus 4th

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D Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Daug7 chord notes: D F# A# C
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

D+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Daug7 has an added minor seventh:   D – F♯ – A♯ – C
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A D+M7 has an added major seventh:   D – F♯ – A♯ – C♯
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five


Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Dmajor | Dmajor6 | Dmajor7 | Dmajor9
     ▪ Dminor | Dminor6 | Dminor7 | Dminor9


     ▪ D diminished | D diminished 7th
     ▪ D augmented | D augmented 7th

     ▪ D sus 2nd
     ▪ D sus 4th

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E Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Eaug7 chord notes: E G# B# D
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

E+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Eaug7 has an added minor seventh:   E – G♯ – B♯ – D
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A E+M7 has an added major seventh:   E – G♯ – B♯ – D♯
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Emajor | Emajor6 | Emajor7 | Emajor9
     ▪ Eminor | Eminor6 | Eminor7 | Eminor9


     ▪ E diminished | E diminished 7th
     ▪ E augmented | E augmented 7th

     ▪ E sus 2nd
     ▪ E sus 4th

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F Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Faug7 chord notes: F A C# Eb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

F+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Faug7 has an added minor seventh:   F – A – C♯ – E♭
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A F+M7 has an added major seventh:   F – A – C♯ – E
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Fmajor | Fmajor6 | Fmajor7 | Fmajor9
     ▪ Fminor | Fminor6 | Fminor7 | Fminor9


     ▪ F diminished | F diminished 7th
     ▪ F augmented | F augmented 7th

     ▪ F sus 2nd
     ▪ F sus 4th

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G Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Gaug7 chord notes: G B D# F
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

View as:
Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

G+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Gaug7 has an added minor seventh:   G – B – D♯ – F
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A G+M7 has an added major seventh:   G – B – D♯ – F♯
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Gmajor | Gmajor6 | Gmajor7 | Gmajor9
     ▪ Gminor | Gminor6 | Gminor7 | Gminor9


     ▪ G diminished | G diminished 7th
     ▪ G augmented | G augmented 7th

     ▪ G sus 2nd
     ▪ G sus 4th

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A Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Aaug7 chord notes: A C# E# G
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

View as:
Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

A+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Aaug7 has an added minor seventh:   A – C♯ – E♯ – G
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A A+M7 has an added major seventh:   A – C♯ – E♯ – G♯
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Amajor | Amajor6 | Amajor7 | Amajor9
     ▪ Aminor | Aminor6 | Aminor7 | Aminor9


     ▪ A diminished | A diminished 7th
     ▪ A augmented | A augmented 7th

     ▪ A sus 2nd
     ▪ A sus 4th

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B Augmented 7th Piano Chords

Baug7 chord notes: B D# Fx A
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

View as:
Ab A A# ▪ Bb B B# ▪ Cb C C# ▪ Db D D# ▪ Eb E E# ▪ Fb F F# ▪ Gb G G#

B+7 Treble Chords | View as Bass Chord

An augmented seventh chord is an augmented triad (which has a root note, a major third, and an augmented fifth) with a seventh interval added above the root:

Augmented Minor 7th

   A Baug7 has an added minor seventh:   B – D♯ – Fx* – A
   •  also called an augmented seventh chord or a “seventh sharp five


Augmented Major 7th

   A B+M7 has an added major seventh:   B – D♯ – Fx – A♯
   •  also called a “major seventh sharp five

* see double-sharp
 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Bmajor | Bmajor6 | Bmajor7 | Bmajor9
     ▪ Bminor | Bminor6 | Bminor7 | Bminor9


     ▪ B diminished | B diminished 7th
     ▪ B augmented | B augmented 7th

     ▪ B sus 2nd
     ▪ B sus 4th