Dec 3, 2018
Creating 4-part Chord from Triads
PUBLISHED: Dec 3, 2018 UPDATED: Dec 3, 2018 • VIEWS: 5 • LESSON CODE: UL42-4ptri •
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Creating 4-part triads.
A 4-part triad is created by lowering the root of a triad the corrext number of steps (a.k.a.) frets to get the "seventh" of the chord. For a flat seventh it's two frets for a major seventh its' one fret.
This concept can even be applied when loweering the root three frets to the sixth for a major or minor sixth chord..
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Triad - In music or music theory, a triad is a three-note chord (or, more generally, any set of three notes, pitches, or tones). Because the term originated during the "common practice" period in Western European art music (approximately from 1600 to 1900), it is most commonly associated with tertian diatonic chords having a tonal function. When such a chord is voiced in thirds, its members, ascending from lowest pitched tone to highest, are called: the Root, the Third (whose interval is a major third or minor third above the root) and the Fifth (whose interval is a major or minor third above the third, and a diminished, perfect, or augmented fifth above the root).
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