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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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