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What is a Chord?

Major Chords

Minor Chords

Diminished Chords

Use of Chords

Chord Constructor

Geometric Chord Constructor

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Construction:

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  Extended Chords

Identification:

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  Seventh Chords

  Ninth Chords

  Extended Chords

Minor Chords

A minor chord is built by adding a minor third and a perfect fifth over any note. In major keys we find minor triads in ii, iii and vi degrees (roman numerals are written in lowercase to indicate that the chords are minor triads):

Practice triad construction and identification with our online exercises

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