Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases “Guitar Lesson on Triad Chord Inversions - How to Play Chord Inversions”

GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches how to play triad chord inversions.

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(PRWEB) July 30, 2014

A Triad is a three note chord. A Major Triad consists of the Root Note, the note that a chord derives its name from, the Third (Major Third) and Fifth (Perfect Fifth) notes of the Major Scale. A Minor Triad consists of Root Note, Flat Third (Minor Third), and Fifth (Perfect Fifth). When a Triad is composed in Root Position the notes are arranged in the order of 1-3-5 for Major and 1-flat 3-5 for Minor. Triads can be inverted so that the Root Note is not the lowest note. The First Inversion is where the Root Note is moved to the highest pitch making the order 3-5-1 for a Major Triad and flat 3-5-1 for a Minor Triad. The Second Inversion is where the Root Note and Third Note are both moved about the Fifth making the order 5-1-3 for a Major Triad and 5-1-flat 3 for a Minor Triad. Claude demonstrates the chord shapes based on three adjacent strings; 6, 5 and 4, 5, 4 and 3, 4, 3. Complete guitar TAB’s are available for this easy rhythm guitar at GuitarControl.com.

Claude Johnson
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com

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