Triads and Inversions

Triad Types

A triad is a stack of three notes  built on a root.  Above the root is a 3rd and a 5th.  
A major triad has a major 3rd and a perfect 5th above the root.
A minor triad has a minor 3rd and a perfect 5th above the root.
A diminished triad has a minor 3rd and a diminished 5th above the root.
An augmented triad has a major third and an augmented 5th above the root.

Music Courseware Activities

Visitors – Select the Activity Written: Triad Quality

Students – Take a test or quiz assigned by your instructor.

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