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Chord Identifier (Reverse Chord Finder)

If you know some notes but want to find the chord name, here's a helping hand.

The chord identifier is enabled for most types of chords: major, minor, augmented, diminished, 8 types of 7th chords (7, maj7, m7, m(maj7), dim7, 7b5, 7#5, m7b5), ninth chords, eleventh chords, 13th chords, sixth chords, sus2 and sus4 chords. Chords with altered bass notes functionality has also been added.

Broader identification functionalities have also been added: Restrict/broaden bass note identification, and partial chord note search.

Instructions:

  • Do not repeat the same note twice.
  • In the combo boxes (below) select the notes you know.
  • The note's order is not important (except for the bass note, if the 1st checkbox is checked).
  • If you don't care to determine which the bass note is, then uncheck the 1st checkbox.
  • If you want a broader identification of results, allow chords with all of these notes and maybe some other notes also, then uncheck the 2nd checkbox.

Fill in the notes of the chord.

             

Show chords with 1st note as bass note, only!
Show chords that have exactly these notes! (do not allow addicional notes).

 

Why we developed the Reverse Chord Finder ...

Listening to good music can be an experience. Music lovers and composers share a love for the effect music has on people. Some music composers approach that sensation with a different perspective. Why? For the simple fact, musicians understand the mechanics behind the beauty be of great music. This statement is true especially when they know how to create music. A good term to describe this is scenario would be “The magic is in the mystery.” For beginner and Masters alike, it's important to have a guide to help composers create musical pieces. Musicians need help putting it the desired end into perspective. A useful tool that will help is the Chord Identifier (Reverse Chord Finder).

The Chord Identifier serves as a helping hand when you have a melody of notes and would like to find the chords name of those notes. The Chord Identifier will function for most major chords. It also functions on minor, augmented, diminished, 8 types of 7th chords (7, maj7, m7, m(maj7), dim7, 7b5, 7#5, m7b5), ninth chords, eleventh chords, 13th chords, sixth chords, sus2 and sus4 chords. Chords with altered bass notes functionality has also been added. Broader identification functionalities have also been added including restrict/broaden bass note identification, and partial chord note search. It is easy to use. The user will input five note and tool will identify which chord it is.

The Chord Identifier makes musicians job easier for creating music that will better the listener’s experience. Use the Chord Identifier, we hope you enjoy it!

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