Major Triad Chords for Piano

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C-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

C-flat major chord: Cb Eb Gb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

C♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: C

• Major Third: E

• Perfect Fifth: G

 

The C-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • Cb major (chord I) / Ab minor (chord III)
  • Gb major (chord IV) / Eb minor (chord VI)

 

* Cb major is enharmonic with B major.
 

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Cbmajor | Cbmajor6 | Cbmajor7 | Cbmajor9
     ▪ Cbminor | Cbminor6 | Cbminor7 | Cbminor9

     ▪ Cb diminished | Cb diminished 7th
     ▪ Cb augmented | Cb augmented 7th

     ▪ Cb sus 2
     ▪ Cb sus 4



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D-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

D-flat major chord: Db F Ab
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

D♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: D

• Major Third: F

• Perfect Fifth: A

 

The D-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • Db major (chord I) / Bb minor (chord III)
  • Ab major (chord IV) / F minor (chord VI)
  • Gb major (chord V) / Eb minor (chord VII)

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Dbmajor | Dbmajor6 | Dbmajor7 | Dbmajor9
     ▪ Dbminor | Dbminor6 | Dbminor7 | Dbminor9

     ▪ Db diminished | Db diminished 7th
     ▪ Db augmented | Db augmented 7th

     ▪ Db sus 2
     ▪ Db sus 4



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E-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

E-flat major chord: Eb G Bb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

E♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: E

• Major Third: G

• Perfect Fifth: B

 

The E-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

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

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Ebmajor | Ebmajor6 | Ebmajor7 | Ebmajor9
     ▪ Ebminor | Ebminor6 | Ebminor7 | Ebminor9

     ▪ Eb diminished | Eb diminished 7th
     ▪ Eb augmented | Eb augmented 7th

     ▪ Eb sus 2
     ▪ Eb sus 4



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F-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

F-flat major chord: Fb Ab Cb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

F♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: F

• Major Third: A

• Perfect Fifth: C

 

The F-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • Cb major (chord IV) / Ab minor (chord VI)

 

Fb major is enharmonic with E major.
 

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Fbmajor | Fbmajor6 | Fbmajor7 | Fbmajor9
     ▪ Fbminor | Fbminor6 | Fbminor7 | Fbminor9

     ▪ Fb diminished | Fb diminished 7th
     ▪ Fb augmented | Fb augmented 7th

     ▪ Fb sus 2
     ▪ Fb sus 4



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G-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

G-flat major chord: Gb Bb Db
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

G♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: G

• Major Third: B

• Perfect Fifth: D

 

The G-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • Gb major (chord I) / Eb minor (chord III)
  • Db major (chord IV) / Bb minor (chord VI)
  • Cb major (chord V) / Ab minor (chord VII)

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Gbmajor | Gbmajor6 | Gbmajor7 | Gbmajor9
     ▪ Gbminor | Gbminor6 | Gbminor7 | Gbminor9

     ▪ Gb diminished | Gb diminished 7th
     ▪ Gb augmented | Gb augmented 7th

     ▪ Gb sus 2
     ▪ Gb sus 4



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A-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

A-flat major chord: Ab Cb Eb
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

A♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: A

• Major Third: C

• Perfect Fifth: E

 

The A-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

  • Ab major (chord I) / F minor (chord III)
  • Eb major (chord IV) / C minor (chord VI)
  • Db major (chord V) / Bb minor (chord VII)

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Abmajor | Abmajor6 | Abmajor7 | Abmajor9
     ▪ Abminor | Abminor6 | Abminor7 | Abminor9

     ▪ Ab diminished | Ab diminished 7th
     ▪ Ab augmented | Ab augmented 7th

     ▪ Ab sus 2
     ▪ Ab sus 4



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B-Flat Major Chord | Piano Triads

B-flat major chord: Bb D F
Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2016

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

 

B♭maj Piano Chord | View as Bass Chord


• Root Note: B

• Major Third: D

• Perfect Fifth: F

 

The B-flat major chord occurs naturally in the following keys:

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

 

Switch Chord Type:

     ▪ Bbmajor | Bbmajor6 | Bbmajor7 | Bbmajor9
     ▪ Bbminor | Bbminor6 | Bbminor7 | Bbminor9

     ▪ Bb diminished | Bb diminished 7th
     ▪ Bb augmented | Bb augmented 7th

     ▪ Bb sus 2
     ▪ Bb sus 4



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