Minor Chords

Minor Chords, what are they? If you’ve already looked through this article about major chords, understanding minor chords will be a breeze. At least, understanding how they are constructed. There can be a lot of complexity to how chords of any tonality (major, minor,...

What are Major Chords?

How to build major chords All basic, major triad* chords are built using a root note plus the major 3rd and perfect 5th above that note.  Major 3rd = 4 half steps above root Perfect 5th = 7 half steps above root A half step is simply a measurement that means the next...
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