Minute a Day Stage 7 Lesson 1

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Stage 7
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In Stage 4 Lesson 1, triads were discussed.

The first note of the scale is called the tonic.
So the tonic triad of C major begins on C.

                                     1                  3              5
                                     tonic            3rd          5th.
E is the 3rd of the chord. G is the 5th of the chord.
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The tonic can also be called the root of the chord.
The key signature has no sharps or flats.

The relative minor of C major is A minor. This also has no sharps or flats in the key signature. The tonic triad of A minor begins on A.
The 3rd is C and the 5th. is E

                                    1                    3                5
                                    tonic              3rd.            5th.
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