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Chords-symbols are a text style with special characteristics enabling MusiCAD to use chords for accompaniment parts like automated bass and automated chord lines. Chord symbols are frequently used in lead sheets.

 

Adding chord symbols to a melody is an easy task since the text style chord symbols is the default text style. So when typing any of the letters a-g, a prompt for a chord symbol will pop up.

 

If you don't have a clue which chord is needed you can get help from the chord wizard

 

A list of chord-symbols that MusiCAD will recognize:

A

A-major

Am

A-minor

A2

A suspended 2nd

A4, Asus4

A-suspended 4th

A5

A omitted 3rd (neutral)

A6

A-major with added 6th

Am6

A-minor with added 6th

A7

A-dominant seventh

Am7

A-minor seventh

AM7, A*, AMaj7

A-major-seventh

AmM7, Am*

A-minor major-seventh

A9

A-major with added 9th

A9b of A(b9)

A-major with added flatted 9th

A11

A-major with added 11th

A13

A-major with added 13th

Ao, A-, Adim

A-diminished

Aø, A0, Am7(b5)

A-halfdiminished

A+, A5#, Aaug

A-augmented

A#

A-sharp-major

Ab

A-flat-major (b stands for flat)

A9/h

A-ninth with B as bass-note (h instead of small b)

A9#11, A9(#11)

A-ninth with augmented 11th

A9b11, A9(b11)

A-ninth with lowered 11th

Chord-symbol
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