A7 Guitar Chord
A dominant seventh for guitar

A7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A Db E G (R 3 5 m7).


A7 Chord

Full name: A dominant seventh
AKA: Adom   Adom7  
Guitar sound:

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A7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 0 2 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
A7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 2, 0 A7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 2, 0

Simplified notation: x 0 2 2 2 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
A7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 2, 3 A7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 2, 3

Simplified notation: 5 7 5 6 5 5 Difficulty level: Intermediate
A7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 6, 5, 5 A7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 6, 5, 5

Simplified notation: x x 7 9 8 9 Difficulty level: Advanced
A7 for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 8, 9 A7 for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 8, 9

Simplified notation: 5 7 x 6 8 x Difficulty level: Professional
A7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, x, 6, 8, x A7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, x, 6, 8, x

Simplified notation: 5 4 2 2 2 3
A7 for guitar on frets 5, 4, 2, 2, 2, 3 A7 for guitar on frets 5, 4, 2, 2, 2, 3


Simplified notation: x 12 11 12 10 12
A7 for guitar on frets x, 12, 11, 12, 10, 12 A7 for guitar on frets x, 12, 11, 12, 10, 12




A7 Inversions on guitar


A7 Chord Structure

Notes: A Db E G
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7

Chord construction:
R = A
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 3rd)
Db + minor interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 7th)


A7 on other instruments

A7 piano
A7 Piano chord chart
A7 guitar
A7 Guitar chord chart
A7 ukulele
A7 mandolin
A7 banjo


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A7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

D major scale harmonized 7th chords
Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7 Bm7 Dbm7b5

B natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Bm7 Dbm7b5 Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7

D harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm(maj7) Em7b5 Fmaj7#5 Gm7 A7 Bbmaj7 Dbdim7

E melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em(maj7) Gbm7 Gmaj7#5 A7 B7 Dbdim7 Ebm7b5

D melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm(maj7) Em7 Fmaj7#5 G7 A7 Bdim7 Dbm7b5




Scales Related to A7

Scales that include all of the notes of A7.
D major D melodic minor E melodic minor D ionian D harmonic minor B natural minor E dorian F#/Gb phrygian G lydian A mixolydian B aeolian C#/Db locrian C diminished (halftone - wholetone) D#/Eb diminished (halftone - wholetone) F#/Gb diminished (halftone - wholetone) A diminished (halftone - wholetone) C#/Db diminished (wholetone - halftone) E diminished (wholetone - halftone) G diminished (wholetone - halftone) A#/Bb diminished (wholetone - halftone)

A7 chord staff

Musical staff for the A7 chord

A7 summary table

Guitar chord name A7 (A dominant seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA Db E G (R 3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories major chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Adom   Adom7  
Chord Construction R = A
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 3rd)
Db + minor interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 7th)
A7 on other instrumentsA7 piano
A7 Piano chord chart
A7 guitar
A7 Guitar chord chart
A7 ukulele
A7 mandolin
A7 banjo

Tweak notes of A7

E
C#
G
E
A
 
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References related to this chord

major chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia