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A-flat Chord

The A-flat major triad, more commonly called the A-flat major chord or simply the A-flat chord for short, consists of the notes A-flat, C and E-flat. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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B Chord

The B major triad, more commonly called the B major chord or simply the B chord for short, consists of the notes B, D-sharp and F-sharp. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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B-flat Chord

The B-flat major triad, more commonly called the B-flat major chord or simply the B-flat chord for short, consists of the notes B-flat, D and F. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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C Chord

The C major triad, more commonly called the C major chord or simply the C chord for short, is typically the first chord learned in music theory. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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C-sharp Chord

The C-sharp major triad, more commonly called the C-sharp major chord or simply the C-sharp chord for short, consists of the notes C-sharp, E-sharp and G-sharp. It is enharmonic with the D-flat...

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D Chord

The D major triad, more commonly called the D major chord or simply the D chord for short, consists of the notes D, F-sharp and A. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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D-flat Chord

The D-flat major triad, more commonly called the D-flat major chord or simply the D-flat chord for short, consists of the notes D-flat, F and A-flat. It is enharmonic with the C-sharp major chord...

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E Chord

The E major triad, more commonly called the E major chord or simply the E chord for short, consists of the notes E, G-sharp and B. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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E-flat Chord

The E-flat major triad, more commonly called the E-flat major chord or simply the E-flat chord for short, consists of the notes E-flat, G and B-flat. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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F Chord

The F major triad, more commonly called the F major chord or simply the F chord for short, consists of the notes F, A and C. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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F-sharp Chord

The F-sharp major triad, more commonly called the F-sharp major chord or simply the F-sharp chord for short, consists of the notes F-sharp, A-sharp and C-sharp. It is enharmonic with the G-flat...

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G Chord

The G major triad, more commonly called the G major chord or simply the G chord for short, consists of the notes G, B and D. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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G-flat Chord

The G-flat major triad, more commonly called the G-flat major chord or simply the G-flat chord for short, consists of the notes G-flat, B-flat and D-flat. It is enharmonic with the F-sharp major...

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A Minor Chord

The A minor triad, more commonly called the A minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes A, C and E. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

Here is the above chord on the piano:

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B-flat Minor Chord

The B-flat minor triad, more commonly called the B-flat minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes B-flat, D-flat and F. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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B Minor Chord

The B minor triad, more commonly called the B minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes B, D and F-sharp. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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C Minor Chord

The C minor triad, more commonly called the C minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes C, E-flat and G. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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C-sharp Minor Chord

The C-sharp minor triad, more commonly called the C-sharp minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes C-sharp, E and G-sharp. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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E-flat Minor Chord

The E-flat minor triad, more commonly called the E-flat minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes E-flat, G-flat and B-flat. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

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E Minor Chord

The E minor triad, more commonly called the E minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes E, G and B. Here it is on the treble clef staff:

… and on the piano:

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F Minor Chord

The F minor triad, more commonly called the F minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes F, A-flat and C. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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F-sharp Minor Chord

The F-sharp minor triad, more commonly called the F-sharp minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes F-sharp, A and C-sharp. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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G Minor Chord

The G minor triad, more commonly called the G minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes G, B-flat and D. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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G-sharp Minor Chord

The G-sharp minor triad, more commonly called the G-sharp minor chord, is a minor triad consisting of the notes G-sharp, B and D-sharp. Here it is on the bass clef staff:

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Beyond Urtext Editions

Question: Hello Albert,

I read with great interest your articles about Urtext Editions and Music Notation. I’ve been playing the piano for most of my life and am pursuing an interest in the...

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