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Piano Chords


                 Illustrated Piano Chord Charts:

  Major Triads|Maj 7th & Dom7 Chords  ♫  Minor Triads|Min 7th & min/M7 Chords
Diminished Triads|Dim7 & Half-Dim Chords  ♫  Augmented Triads|Aug7 & Aug/M7 Chords
             Suspended 4th  ♫  Suspended 2nd


Chord Types & Symbols
Learn how to build various chords using simple intervals, and see the symbols and abbreviations used to convey each chord type in sheet music.

Easy Piano Chord Diagrams
Learn various piano chord types with illustrated keyboard fingering, staff notation, chord inversions, and interval explanations.

Beginner Bass Chords for Piano
Slightly different from the other bass chord diagrams here; these are made for the absolute beginner, and have audio examples of each chord inversion!

Treble Chord Piano Fingering
Learn how to read piano fingering, and master the finger positions ideal for playing right-handed piano chords.

Bass Chord Piano Fingering
Learn the best ways to form piano chords with the left hand.

The Difference Between Major & Minor
Major and minor scales are built similarly, but their "moods" depend on a mere two intervals; learn more.

Understanding Diminished Chords & "Dissonance"
Learn why diminished chords have such an ambiguous, bizarre sound, and how they can add intriguing elements to your playing.

Root Notes & Chord Inversion
Learn the importance of root notes and the role they play in chord inversion.

Reading & Playing Arpeggiated Chords
There are a few different kinds of arpeggiated chords -- learn how these different styles are written in piano music.

Suspended Chords
Learn how to easily build small and large sus4 & sus2 chords.

Building Half-Diminished Chords
Are they diminished or not? Learn the intervals used to build half-diminished seventh chords, and see for yourself!

Augmented Chords Explained
Another dissonant chord is the aug. chord, which is slightly more stable-sounding than its diminished cousin; learn what sets it apart.

What Are Minor/Major Chords?
Min/Maj seventh chords have an incredibly unique sound; learn the notes used to build them and try them out today.

Diminished Major Seventh Chord
Dim/Maj7 chords are among the most rarely-employed; see if you can find a purpose for them in your music.

What Are Parallel Chords?
Learn the meaning of "parallel chord."

'Triad Chord' Practice Scales
Easily memorize all of the chords in a key while exercising your dexterity and sight-reading skills -- choose the major or minor key of your choice.

Building Major Seventh Chords
Learn the intervals in a maj7 chord.

Building Dominant Seventh Chords
Learn the intervals in a dominant seventh chord.

Building Minor Seventh Chords
Learn the intervals in a min7 chord.

Building Diminished Seventh Chords
Learn the intervals in a dim7 chord.



Piano Chord Diagrams:

Major Piano Triads

Major 7th, Dominant 7th & 7/sus4 Chords

Major Bass Piano Triads

Left Hand - Maj7 & Dom7 Chords

Minor Piano Triads

Minor 7th & Min/M7 Chords

Minor Bass Piano Triads

Left Hand - Min7 & Min/M7 Chords

Augmented Piano Triads

Augmented 7th & Aug/Maj Chords

Augmented Bass Piano Triads

Left Hand - Aug7th & Aug/M7 Chords

Diminished Piano Triads

Diminished 7th & Half-Diminished Piano Chords

Diminished Bass Piano Triads

Left Hand: Dim7th & Half-Dim Chords

Suspended 4th Piano Triads

Left Hand: Sus4 & ADD4 Chords

Suspended 2nd Piano Triads

Left Hand: Sus2 & ADD2 Chords

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Major 9th & Dominant 9th Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj9, dom9 & add9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Piano Chords
Learn min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Piano Chords
Learn min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Piano Chords
Learn min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Bass Chords
Learn left-handed min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Bass Chords
Learn left-handed min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 9th & min/MAJ9 Bass Chords
Learn left-handed min9, m/M9 & mADD9 chords on piano.

Major 6th Piano Chords
Learn maj6, 6/9 & 6sus4 chords on piano.

Major 6th Piano Chords
Learn maj6, 6/9 & 6sus4 chords on piano.

Major 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj6, 6/9 & 6sus4 chords on piano.

Major 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj6, 6/9 & 6sus4 chords on piano.

Major 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed maj6, 6/9 & 6sus4 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Piano Chords
Learn min6 & 6ADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Piano Chords
Learn min6 & 6ADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed min6 & m6ADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Piano Chords
Learn min6 & 6ADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed min6 & m6ADD9 chords on piano.

Minor 6th Bass Piano Chords
Learn left-handed min6 & m6ADD9 chords on piano.

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