On this page you will find the I-IV-V chord progression 7th chords for each of the twelve (12) keys. As you can see, this is accomplished by adding a major 7th tone (note) to the I and IV major (triad) chords and adding a minor (“b” or flatted) 7th to the V major chord to make it a dominant 7th chord. We shall begin with the key of “C” and proceed through to “B”. Practice this progression in all twelve keys…and have fun!
|Scale||Chord I||Chord IV||Chord V|
|C Major||C Major 7th||F Major 7th||G Dominant 7th|
|C#/Db Major||C#/Db Major 7th||F#/Gb Major 7th||G#/Ab Dominant 7th|
|D Major||D Major 7th||G Major 7th||A Dominant 7th|
|D#/Eb Major||D#/Eb Major 7th||G#/Ab Major 7th||A#/Bb Dominant 7th|
|E Major||E Major 7th||A Major 7th||B Dominant 7th|
|F Major||F Major 7th||A#/Bb Major 7th||C Dominant 7th|
|F#/Gb Major||F#/Gb Major 7th||B Major 7th||C#/Db Dominant 7th|
|G Major||G Major 7th||C Major 7th||D Dominant 7th|
|G#/Ab Major||G#/Ab Major 7th||C#/Db Major 7th||D#/Eb Dominant 7th|
|A Major||A Major 7th||D Major 7th||E Dominant 7th|
|A#/Bb Major||A#/Bb Major 7th||D#/Eb Major 7th||F Dominant 7th|
|B Major||B Major 7th||E Major 7th||F#/Gb Dominant 7th|
Remember, you can always go to the piano chord/scale finder if you need help or want to see how a chord looks on the piano keyboard. Experiment with all the new chords you now know how to make on the keyboard! Try playing the I-IV-V chord progression 7th chords with your left hand, while playing the corresponding major scale for that key with your right.
Chord progressons-II-V-I – This chart will show you the major triad scale tone chords for the II-V-I chord progression.
Chord progresssions-III-VI-II-V-I – This chart will show you the major triad scale tone chord for the III-VI-II-V-I chord progression.