Major triads

A A# B C (default) C# D D# E F F# G G#

Root Position

Root position triads have the lowest note as the root of the chord.

Root on 654

E A D G B E 5 6 7 8 C E G C E G X X X
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Root on 543

E A D G B E 0 1 2 3 C E G X C E G X X
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Root on 432

E A D G B E 7 8 9 10 C E G X X C E G X
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Root on 321

E A D G B E 2 3 4 5 C E G X X X C E G
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First Inversion

First inversion triads have the highest note as the root of the chord.

1st Inversion on 654

E A D G B E 9 10 11 12 E G C E G C X X X
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1st Inversion on 543

E A D G B E 4 5 6 7 E G C X E G C X X
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1st Inversion on 432

E A D G B E 0 1 2 3 E G C X X E G C X
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1st Inversion on 321

E A D G B E 7 8 9 10 E G C X X X E G C
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Second Inversion

Second inversion triads have the middle note as the root of the chord.

2nd Inversion on 654

E A D G B E 1 2 3 4 G C E G C E X X X
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2nd Inversion on 543

E A D G B E 8 9 10 11 G C E X G C E X X
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2nd Inversion on 432

E A D G B E 3 4 5 6 G C E X X G C E X
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2nd Inversion on 321

E A D G B E 0 1 2 3 G C E X X X G C E
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