THE MAIN TYPES OF CHORDS ARE MAJOR, MINOR, AND SEVENTH. If you become comfortable with these, it’s fairly easy to go to fancier chords. A major chord can be indicated with a letter: C stands for the C major chord. E♭ indicates the E flat major chord. Sometimes a major chord is indicated with “Maj” or an upper case “M” after the letter. C, CMaj, and CM all mean the C major chord.
Three ways of indicating the same chord.
A minor chord is indicated with “min” or a lower case “m” after the letter. Cmin or Cm indicates the C minor chord.
The seventh chord is written with a 7 after the letter. Technically ...