Major Seventh Guitar Chords

Major Seventh Chords are played by adding the 7th note (one half step down from the octave) of the scale to a major triad or chord, and have a more romantic sound compared to Dominant Seventh Chords.

Examples of Major Seventh chords with the roots on the Low E (6th) string.

Click on a chord to view more of its Major Seventh Chord forms

C Major 7th Chord Diagram D Major 7th Chord Diagram E Major 7th Chord Diagram F Major 7th Chord Diagram G Major 7th Chord Diagram A Major 7th Chord Diagram B Major 7th Chord Diagram


Notes of the C Major Scale

C D E F G A B C
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Major 7 Chord Formula = 1 + 3 + 5 + 7

C Major 7 Chord = C + E + G + B