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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Objectives 0:07
  • Triads in Major 0:30
    • Quality of Triads
    • Upper Case = Major Triads
    • Lower Case = Minor Triads
    • Example: E Major
    • Tonic Degree
    • Supertonic Degree
    • Mediant Degree
    • Subdominant
    • Dominant
    • Submediant
    • Subtonic
  • Triads in Minor 5:47
    • a Minor
    • d Minor
  • Major Triads 8:04
    • Construct Major Triad: E flat
    • Construct Major Triad: D Flat
  • Minor Triads 11:44
    • Construct Minor Triad: F Sharp
  • Diminished Triads 14:02
    • Find Diminished Triad in B Major
    • Find Diminished Triad in B Minor
  • Augmented Triads 16:49
    • Structure
    • Turn E Major Chord Into Augmented Triads
    • Turn A Minor Chord Into Augmented Triads
  • Example 1 20:08
  • Example 2 21:11
  • Example 3 22:52
  • Example 4 24:19