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Learn music theory with Sonid - Part 17 - Minor Chord

Sonid
3 months ago

Today's topic: "What is a minor chord, or minor triad?" In this video you will learn how to construct and identify a minor 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 minor chord (or minor triad) is made up from the intervals: perfect prime (P1), minor 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 minor chord!

After watching the video you can also read about what is minor chord is.

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