Building Triads

About This Lesson

Building Triads – Music Theory

You need to know two things for this video.  The Major 3rd and the minor 3rd.

The Major 3rd (M3) = 4 half steps
The minor 3rd (m3) = 3 half steps

Your four basic types of triads are:
Major (M3+m3)
minor (m3+M3)
diminished (m3+m3)
augmented (M3+M3)

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