Three or more notes simultaneously sounded form a chord. Traditionally, chords have been built by superimposing two or more thirds. For example, notes C-E-G form a chord or major triad. The note upon which the chord is founded is called the root. The other notes are called by the name of the interval they form in relation to the root:


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