Guitar Chord Theory - Augmented Triads
Augmented Triads are created by taking the same notes that are in a major triad and raising or sharping the 5th of the chord. So the formula for an augmented triad is 1-3-#5. #= sharped note
In the scale of C major C D E F G A B this would equal C (1st), E (3rd), and G# (5th sharpened)
Lets try another exercise...
In the key of G major name the notes of a G diminished triad.
Key of G major = G A B C D E F#
G minor triad = G(1st), B(3rd), and D#(5th #)
Very good! Now here's some review...
Major = 1,3,5
Minor = 1,3b,5
Diminished = 1,3b,5b
Augmented = 1,3,5#
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