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Hi I can't find Cmaj7 in the "edit chords" section.

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Helmstock Calculating status...
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Mar 25, 2013 10:42 AM

I can programme it to play C/None/Maj7

 

or even C/Maj/7

 

...in the 3 "rolling" places (and ignoring the Bass bit)

 

but believe me, neither of them are a Cmaj7

 

on real guitars, for example, a Cmaj7 is a C shape with your finger off the B string

 

why? how? where? when? what?

 

Hope you can help

iPhone 4
  • savvymizzou Calculating status...
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    Mar 26, 2013 11:12 AM (in response to Helmstock)

    I'm a keyboard player. Maybe, this will help. C7 & CMaj7 have one unique difference. The Maj7th is one fret higher on the guitar. That's it. So, to go back to the keyboard it's one half step higher. The four notes within the chord would be

    C  E  G  B. Many ways to play but that's the root. When you see C7 just remember it's one fret down B- for guitar C  E  G  B-  Hope this helps.

    grandpaul

  • GavinKistner Calculating status...

    It sounds like the original poster knows the difference between a CMaj7 and a C7, but the problem is that changing the 7-note parameter wheel does nothing to the tonality of the chord, nor does the bass note selector actually change anything.

     

    FIX IT, COOK!!!!

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