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Koala
05-05-2003, 05:23 PM
Just wondering. I get the 4 basic triads but what do you call a major triad whos formula is R-b3-#5? or R-M3-B5?

Another quesion, what grade do we give an in version where we only raise the third and octave? Therefore resulting in a R-P5-M3 formula?

Thanks

K

Guni
05-05-2003, 09:20 PM
Just wondering. I get the 4 basic triads but what do you call a major triad whos formula is R-b3-#5? or R-M3-B5? 1 b3 #5 = m#5 (minor with augmented/raised fifth - minor sharp five)
1 M3 b5 = major flat 5 (major with diminished fifth)
Another quesion, what grade do we give an in version where we only raise the third and octave? Therefore resulting in a R-P5-M3 formula? Not sure what you mean by grade but in general these are called open triads. You might also call it spread voicings (that's an arranging term).

Guni

Koala
05-05-2003, 11:52 PM
So
1 b3 #5 = m#5 (minor with augmented/raised fifth - minor sharp five)
would simply fall into the minor triad family and

1 M3 b5 = major flat 5 (major with diminished fifth)

into the major family?


Thanks

K