Chapter 11: Three-Note Chords

This chapter explains the three-note chords that make up most of the harmony you hear around the world.


What is a chord? and why are we starting with three-note chords?

The Major Chord

What is a major chord?

The Minor Chord

What is a minor chord?

Chords in the Major Scale

How to find chords that sound "normal" when you play them one after the other in a chord progression.


Learn different ways of playing the same chord. This can make a chord progression easier to play and sound better.

Chords in the Minor Scale

How to find chord progressions that work in a minor key.

Chord Ear Training

How do you learn to identify chords you hear on recordings or in your imagination?