Depending on country, instrument and music-style, different chord notation systems are in use.
MusiCAD uses the anglo-american system by default.
Below you'll find a few often used chord-notation-systems:
|BE / FR / ES / RU / GR / RO / HU||Do||Do#||Re||Mib||Mi||Fa||Fa#||Sol||Sol#||La||Sib||Si|
Different - often conflicting - conventions are in use to denote minor, major, augmented, diminished, half-diminished, major seventh:
- use of upper case for major, lower case for minor;
- mi may denote minor as well as french mi-chord (E);
- upper case for bass notes, lower case for chords (accordion);
- maj can stand for major as well as major-seventh;
- a minus sign - can denote minor or diminished;
- a plus sign + can be major as well as augmented.
- Δ may be used for major as well as major 7th.
You will be shown a dialog like:
Choose the main display style and select how to display alterations:
- half diminished
- major seventh
- suspended chords