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Practicing Major Triads & Inversions Series 1
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If you are unfamiliar with the concept of triad chord inversions, then I strongly suggest you review this tutorial which explicitly covers the theory of inversions and triad chord voicings:
We will use a backing track to practice these ideas using three major chords: A major, D major and E major. We will use the idea that a chord in it's most fundamental basic unit is only three notes: the 1st (root), 3rd and 5th from it's respective scale. Therefore, an A major chord is the the 1st (root), 3rd and 5th from an A major scale.
A major scale:
A (1) - B (2) - C# (3) - D (4) - E (5) - F# (6) - G# (7)
A major chord:
A (1) - C# (3) - E (5)
Anywhere on any musical instrument you can isolate, find and play these three notes you have an A major chord.
From there we build chord inversions in order to achieve an A major chord in a variety of voicings for different sounds. We do the same to D major and E major chords. We find a place to play these chords on the E, A and D strings. Then we are ready to practice!
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