A major seventh piano chord - Amaj7

The A major seventh chord is a 4-note chord consisting of the notes A, C#, E and G#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Amaj7.

Interactive piano diagram for the A major seventh chord

Piano keyboard displaying the A major seventh chord with the notes AFbEC#DbG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Amaj7. The chords include more notes but always A, C#, E and G#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Amaj7. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Amaj7.

Scales with Amaj7

Below you find all scales that include Amaj7:

  • ionian pentatonic
  • lydian pentatonic
  • augmented
  • double harmonic lydian
  • lydian
  • augmented heptatonic
  • harmonic major
  • double harmonic major
  • major
  • lydian #9
  • purvi raga
  • bebop
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • kafi raga
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

A major seventh piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Amaj7 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the A major seventh chord (Amaj7). The notes A, C#, E and G# are highlighted.