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Overview of a major chord

Chris Johnston

Music Theory Bragger
  • Nov 11, 2019
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    When PG is referring to 1 3 5, he is referring to the 1st 3rd and 5th notes of the Major Scale.

    Think of the Major Scale as the DNA that builds the Major Chord 👌

    If you have the C Major Scale:
    CDEFGABC

    Then a C Major Chord would be:
    CEG (135) of the Scale.

    Notice how the Chord is built: pick a note, miss a note etc (pick C, miss D, pick E) if you do this from every note in the Scale, you get all the Chords in the C Major 'Key' or 'Chord Family' - made up of the DNA which is the Major Scale 😊 This is how you find chords that work together for songs too!

    Hope this helps!
     
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    mravenged

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    May 9, 2023
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    When PG is referring to 1 3 5, he is referring to the 1st 3rd and 5th notes of the Major Scale.

    Think of the Major Scale as the DNA that builds the Major Chord 👌

    If you have the C Major Scale:
    CDEFGABC

    Then a C Major Chord would be:
    CEG (135) of the Scale.

    Notice how the Chord is built: pick a note, miss a note etc (pick C, miss D, pick E) if you do this from every note in the Scale, you get all the Chords in the C Major 'Key' or 'Chord Family' - made up of the DNA which is the Major Scale 😊 This is

    When PG is referring to 1 3 5, he is referring to the 1st 3rd and 5th notes of the Major Scale.

    Think of the Major Scale as the DNA that builds the Major Chord 👌

    If you have the C Major Scale:
    CDEFGABC

    Then a C Major Chord would be:
    CEG (135) of the Scale.

    Notice how the Chord is built: pick a note, miss a note etc (pick C, miss D, pick E) if you do this from every note in the Scale, you get all the Chords in the C Major 'Key' or 'Chord Family' - made up of the DNA which is the Major Scale 😊 This is how you fund chords that work together for songs too!

    Hope this helps!
    Is the CEG all on separate strings?
     
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    Ravenstorm

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