Major Triads Exercise

For the sake of getting down this concept of triads I want you to pick out the triad for the following major chords.

To do this, I want you to count out the notes, 1st 3rd and 5th, using the first mode of the given key.

CHORD: F Major

ANSWER: F A C = F Major triad/chord

Again, F, A and C will be the only notes in an F Major chord:

Let’s look at another one.

CHORD: A Major

ANSWER: A C# E

So A, C# and E are the notes that make an A Major Chord:

Let’s continue. Again, using the 1st mode, count out the 1st, 3rd and 5th to discover what makes a D Major chord.

CHORD: D Major

ANSWER: D F# A

D F# A = D Major Chord

Let’s do one more.

CHORD: G Major

ANSWER: G B D

G B D = G Major Chord

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I hope this helps you understand major triads better!

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