A.2 Common chord modifiers

The following table shows chord modifiers that can be used in \chordmode to generate standard chord structures.

Chord typeIntervalsModifier(s)Example
MajorMajor third, perfect fifth5 or nothing

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MinorMinor third, perfect fifthm or m5

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AugmentedMajor third, augmented fifthaug

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DiminishedMinor third, diminished fifthdim

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Dominant seventhMajor triad, minor seventh7

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Major seventhMajor triad, major seventhmaj7 or maj

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Minor seventhMinor triad, minor seventhm7

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Diminished seventhDiminished triad, diminished seventhdim7

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Augmented seventhAugmented triad, minor seventhaug7

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Half-diminished seventhDiminished triad, minor seventhm7.5-

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Minor-major seventhMinor triad, major seventhm7+

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Major sixthMajor triad, sixth6

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Minor sixthMinor triad, sixthm6

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Dominant ninthDominant seventh, major ninth9

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Major ninthMajor seventh, major ninthmaj9

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Minor ninthMinor seventh, major ninthm9

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Dominant eleventhDominant ninth, perfect eleventh11

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Major eleventhMajor ninth, perfect eleventhmaj11

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Minor eleventhMinor ninth, perfect eleventhm11

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Dominant thirteenthDominant ninth, major thirteenth13

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Dominant thirteenthDominant eleventh, major thirteenth13.11

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Major thirteenthMajor eleventh, major thirteenthmaj13.11

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Minor thirteenthMinor eleventh, major thirteenthm13.11

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Suspended secondMajor second, perfect fifthsus2

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Suspended fourthPerfect fourth, perfect fifthsus4

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Power chord (two-voiced)Perfect fifth1.5

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Power chord (three-voiced)Perfect fifth, octave1.5.8

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