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


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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

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

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

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

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

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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