Drop 2 Chords (dom7) | Hub Guitar

Drop 2 Chords (dom7)

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Drop 2 chords can be played on any set of four strings, but they are given here on the middle four. Take a moment to review the chord configuration. Memorizing this configuration can make it much easier to construct a large variety of chord types.

The Chord Configuration

Note that this is the same configuration, no matter what string set is used and no matter what chord type (major7, minor7, dominant7, min7b5, dimished7...)

Strings 6 5 4 3 2 1
Root Position x R 5 7 3 x
1st Inv x 3 7 R 5 x
2nd Inv x 5 R 3 7 x
3rd Inv x 7 3 5 R x

Root Position Drop 2

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a sharp, b flat
c natural
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e natural
g natural
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First-inversion Drop 2

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c natural
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e natural
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g natural
a sharp, b flat
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Second-inversion Drop 2

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e natural
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c natural
g natural
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a sharp, b flat
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Third-inversion Drop 2

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g natural
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c natural
a sharp, b flat
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e natural
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Key Tasks

  • Practice the dominant seventh chord forms.

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