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European chord symbols

Postby testpattern » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:16 am

From time to time, especially on the French sites, I come across a chord symbol that I don't recognize, such asA-, Gº, B∆, or G0. Is A- a diminished? And what the heck is a B-delta? I'm assuming that these are just the French typographic conventions that describe chords that I know well enough, but I don't know how to read them. Thanks for your time!
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Re: European chord symbols

Postby Thrip » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:47 pm

testpattern wrote:A-, Gº, B∆, or G0. Is A- a diminished? And what the heck is a B-delta?


In order: A minor, G diminished, B major 7, G diminished, B minor/major 7
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Re: European chord symbols

Postby testpattern » Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:27 pm

Thank you!
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