Cmaj7b5 (Major Seventh Diminished 5th)

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This example is from the Theory Section on Types of Seventh Chords.

The Major Seventh Diminished Fifth Chord

This is where a major 7th (B) is added to a major triad - except the 5th note is diminished. It is just like a major seventh chord, except the 5th is flattened.

For C this would give us the notes: C E Gb B

Intervals: 1st - 3rd - b5th - 7th (relative to major scale degrees)

This chord would be written as Cmaj7b5. This chord is also called the 'Major Seventh Flat 5th' or a 'Lydian Major 7th'.

From the lowest to highest string we are playing the following combination of notes:

C Gb B E E

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