minor seventh chord

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minor seventh chord

n
(Music, other) a chord consisting of a minor triad with an added minor seventh above the root. Often shortened to: minor seventh Compare major seventh chord
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Its descending piano line, the floating minor seventh in the chorus, the solid, heavy drumming, all evoke 1994's Beatles reformation number, Free As A Bird, which he produced.
A few of the compositions require a large hand span such as "Whale Song" where the composer indicates a left-hand fingering of 5-2 for the broken interval of a minor seventh in a legato passage, which is a significant challenge for pianists with small hands.
It was a flatulent example of minor seventh chords woven under layers of smug bombast so thick, it would take an archaeologist with a pneumatic drill an eon to get to its vacuous core.
Only two chords in Song 12 derive from it, the minor-major seventh C E[flat] G B and the minor seventh C E[flat] G B[flat], comprising only five notes of the structure, but more of it appears three songs later in No.
Thus a discussion of voice leading states that "the ascending constraint of the leading tone finds its descending counterpart in the minor seventh on 5" (p.
Harmony homework assignment #1: play (and listen to!) major, major seventh, minor, minor seventh, dominant seventh, augmented, and diminished chords in at least two keys at the piano.
Even the final resolution of a downward perfect fifth to [D.sub.5] results in dissonance over a C minor seventh chord that then resolves to a B[flat] major ninth chord.
In measures 1-4 (Example 4), Capers utilizes major seventh, ninth, minor seventh and eleventh chords.
Spectrographs pictures show that a new fundamental sounds an octave below the root (p, 112), and that a major third and minor seventh sound above it; as "guitar players are aware and make use of" these sonic artifacts (p.
In "Musical Spoons: Triads," the student can collect cards to make up each of the four triad qualities; or for even more challenge, the players can spell seventh chords as specified by the teacher (such as major seventh, minor seventh, half diminished seventh and diminished seventh).
3 begins with an unusual use of artificial harmonics, which rather than being played on the highest sounding note, instead are written to be played on the bass notes, initially a minor seventh below the upper voice--in effect, sounding a major second above the written upper voice.
Knowing the intervals of a major seventh and a minor seventh, starting on any key, is also essential.