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Learn music theory with Sonid - Part 9 - Major Chord

Today's topic: "What is a major chord, or major triad?" In this video you will learn how to construct and identify a major chord in 30 seconds. Including some examples and common mistakes.

A chord is a group of notes, most commonly constructed from stacking thirds within a scale or key.

The major chord (or major triad) is made up from the intervals: perfect prime (P1), major third (M3), perfect fifth (P5).

Voicings As long as you keep the root note (P1) as the lowest note you can duplicate and play the notes in the chord in any order allowing you to have more versatile voicings of the chord.

That's it, you can now use the major chord!