Major 7th Chord Arpeggios (Advanced Arpeggios) | Hub Guitar

Major 7th Chord Arpeggios (Advanced Arpeggios)

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We're going to learn the major 7th chord arpeggio forms.

These arpeggio forms can be used for writing melodies, for improvisation, or just learning how the notes form a link across the guitar neck.

Let's get to it.

Here's the root position F major7 arpeggio.

And here's the first inversion F major7 arpeggio..

And here's the second inversion F major7 arpeggio.

And here's the third inversion F major 7 arpeggio.

So learn these patterns, and apply them to your practice routine.


Presented below are arpeggios for the major 7th chord.

The arpeggios are in single position form (spanning more than two octaves), and all inversions are shown.

F Major 7th Arpeggio, Root Position

Can be played in position I or position XIII (as below).

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F Major 7th Arpeggio, 1st Inversion

Optionally, the “E” on the 3rd string can be moved to the 2nd string.

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F Major 7th Arpeggio, 2nd Inversion

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F Major 7th Arpeggio, 3nd Inversion

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Key Tasks

  • Practice (and memorize) the arpeggio forms.
  • Play the arpeggios with a metronome.
  • Play the arpeggios over an Fmaj7 chord.

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