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Notes in Major Key:

      • root
      • whole
      • whole
      • half
      • whole
      • whole
      • whole
      • half

      Chords in Major Key:

      • Major
      • Minor
      • Minor
      • Major
      • Major
      • Minor
      • Diminished

      The 1, 4, 5 chord have the same major tone quality. The rest are minor except for the 7th.

      Notes in Major Triad:

      • Root
      • 3rd
      • 5th

        These notes comprise a major chord.

        Notes in Major Pentatonic:

        • Root
        • 2nd
        • 3rd
        • 5th
        • 6th

          No 4th or 7th note.

          Notes in the Natural Minor Key:

              • Root
              • whole
              • half
              • whole
              • whole
              • half
              • whole
              • whole

              Compared to major scale: the 3rd, 6th, and 7th notes are flattened.

              Chords in Minor Scale

              • Minor
              • Diminished
              • Major
              • Minor
              • Minor
              • Major
              • Major

                Same as the major scale starting in the 6th position. Compare A minor to C major.

                The 1, 4, 5 chord have the same minor tone quality. The rest are major except for the 2nd.

                Notes in Minor Triad:

                • Root
                • 3rd (Flat)
                • 5th

                  These notes compose a minor chord

                  Compared to major triad: the 3rd is flattened

                  Notes in Minor Pentatonic:

                  • Root
                  • 3rd
                  • 4th
                  • 5th
                  • 7th

                    Compared to major pentatonic: the 3rd is flatted, a flattened 7th is added, and the 2nd is removed.

                    Notes in the Harmonic Minor Key:

                        • root
                        • whole
                        • half
                        • whole
                        • whole
                        • half
                        • whole + half
                        • half

                        Like the natural minor scale: the 3rd and 6th notes are flatted, but the 7th note is not flattened.