Major Triad Chords for Piano

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C Major Chord | Piano Triads

C major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord:
Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Cmaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: C

• Major Third: E

• Perfect Fifth: G

The C major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • C major (chord I) / A minor (chord III)
  • G major (chord IV) / E minor (chord VI)
  • F major (chord V) / D minor (chord VII)


Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Cmajor | Cmajor6 | Cmajor7 | Cmajor9
     ▪ Cminor | Cminor6 | Cminor7 | Cminor9


     ▪ C diminished | C diminished 7th
     ▪ C augmented | C augmented 7th

     ▪ C sus 2nd
     ▪ C sus 4th

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D Major Chord | Piano Triads

D major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord:
Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Dmaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: D

• Major Third: F♯

• Perfect Fifth: A

The D major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • D major (chord I) / B minor (chord III)
  • G major (chord V) / E minor (chord VII)
  • A major (chord IV) / F# minor (chord VI)


Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Dmajor | Dmajor6 | Dmajor7 | Dmajor9
     ▪ Dminor | Dminor6 | Dminor7 | Dminor9


     ▪ D diminished | D diminished 7th
     ▪ D augmented | D augmented 7th

     ▪ D sus 2nd
     ▪ D sus 4th

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E Major Chord | Piano Triads

E major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord:
Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Emaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: E

• Major Third: G♯

• Perfect Fifth: B

 

The E major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • E major (chord I) / C# minor (chord III)
  • A major (chord V) / F# minor (chord VII)
  • B major (chord IV) / G# minor (chord VI)

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Emajor | Emajor6 | Emajor7 | Emajor9
     ▪ Eminor | Eminor6 | Eminor7 | Eminor9


     ▪ E diminished | E diminished 7th
     ▪ E augmented | E augmented 7th

     ▪ E sus 2nd
     ▪ E sus 4th

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F Major Chord | Piano Triads

F major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord:
Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Fmaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: F

• Major Third: A

• Perfect Fifth: C

The F major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • F major (chord I) / D minor (chord III)
  • C major (chord IV) / A minor (chord VI)
  • Bb major (chord V) / G minor (chord VII)

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Fmajor | Fmajor6 | Fmajor7 | Fmajor9
     ▪ Fminor | Fminor6 | Fminor7 | Fminor9


     ▪ F diminished | F diminished 7th
     ▪ F augmented | F augmented 7th

     ▪ F sus 2nd
     ▪ F sus 4th

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G Major Chord | Piano Triads

G major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord: Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Gmaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: G

• Major Third: B

• Perfect Fifth: D

The G major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • G major (chord I) / E minor (chord III)
  • C major (chord V) / A minor (chord VII)
  • D major (chord IV) / B minor (chord VI)

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Gmajor | Gmajor6 | Gmajor7 | Gmajor9
     ▪ Gminor | Gminor6 | Gminor7 | Gminor9


     ▪ G diminished | G diminished 7th
     ▪ G augmented | G augmented 7th

     ▪ G sus 2nd
     ▪ G sus 4th

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A Major Chord | Piano Triads

A major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord: Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Amaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: A

• Major Third: C♯

• Perfect Fifth: E

The A major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • A major (chord I) / F# minor (chord III)
  • D major (chord V) / B minor (chord VII)
  • E major (chord IV) / C# minor (chord VI)

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Amajor | Amajor6 | Amajor7 | Amajor9
     ▪ Aminor | Aminor6 | Aminor7 | Aminor9


     ▪ A diminished | A diminished 7th
     ▪ A augmented | A augmented 7th

     ▪ A sus 2nd
     ▪ A sus 4th

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B Major Chord | Piano Triads

B major chords piano
Sidney Llyn

Go to chord: Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

Bmaj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: B

• Major Third: D♯

• Perfect Fifth: F♯

The B major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • B major (chord I) / G# minor (chord III)
  • E major (chord V) / C# minor (chord VII)
  • F# major (chord IV) / D# minor (chord VI)

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Bmajor | Bmajor6 | Bmajor7 | Bmajor9
     ▪ Bminor | Bminor6 | Bminor7 | Bminor9


     ▪ B diminished | B diminished 7th
     ▪ B augmented | B augmented 7th

     ▪ B sus 2nd
     ▪ B sus 4th