Ab 7th chord

Ab7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The A flat seventh is a dominant four-note chord. You can see the four notes of the Ab seventh chord marked in red color. The chord is often abbreviated as Ab7.
Omissions: Ab7(no3): Ab - Eb - Gb; Ab7(no5): Ab - C - Gb.
Theory: The Ab seventh chord is constructed with a root, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones and the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


Ab7 chord diagram with marked notes Ab - C - Eb - Gb
Notes: Ab - C - Eb - Gb
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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Ab7 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the A flat dominant seventh chord. Ab7/C is an A flat dominant seventh with C as the bass note, Ab7/Eb is an A flat dominant seventh with E flat as the bass note and Ab7/Gb is an A flat dominant seventh with G flat as the bass note.


Ab7/C chord diagram
1st inversion


Ab7/Eb chord diagram
2nd inversion


Ab7/Gb chord diagram
3rd inversion

Ab chord categories

Ab Abm Ab7 Abm7 Abmaj7 AbmM7 Ab6 Abm6 Ab6/9 Ab5 Ab9 Abm9 Abmaj9 Ab11 Abm11 Abmaj11 Ab13 Abm13 Abmaj13 Abadd Ab7-5 Ab7+5 Absus Abdim Abdim7 Abm7b5 Abaug Abaug7