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How to Play Major Triad Chords on Piano - Part 1

"Major Triad Chords"

The major triads along with the minor triads are the building blocks of our musical vocabulary. The major chords are stable, other chords (minor and dominant) tend to resolve to them.

The major triad chords consist of 3 notes:  root (1), major third (3), perfect fifth (5)


The CMajor Chord

The major triad formed are formed by 2 intervals

a major 3rd between 1 and 3
a minor 3rd between 3 and 5.

To play the major triad chords in root position with both hands on the piano, we play

L.H: 1, 5 (Perfect Fifth Interval)
R.H: 1, 3, 5 (Major Triad)


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