Major Chords Second Inversion
In this exercise you'll learn to distinguish between major chords and their second inversion.
C Major in the root position for example is C E G
To get its first inversion the root becomes E, and the C moves an octave higher so the chord is now E G C
For the second inversion the E also moves an octave higher, so the chord is now G C E
To get a better idea of how the root and inversions sound, compare these three chords which all have C as their root note. C Major - C E G , Ab Major first inversion - C Eb Ab , F Major second inversion - C F A .
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