Constructing a Diminished Triad
Music Theory: Level 1 • 2m 40s
Learn about the ominous sounding Diminished Triad and its inversions. It might sound strange by itself, but these Triads build unique tension in your playing when used correctly.
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Hear how I like to use Triads in a short improvisation. Download the backing track to try it yourself, too! Use D Minor triads over the D Minor Chord, Bb Major Triads over the Bb Major Chord, and C Major Triads over the C Major Chord. You can also use your Major Scale Modes! This track is derived...