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Chord inversions   Triad Inversions Harmonizing in 3rds

Guitar Chord Inversions

Recall that I stated all diatonic chords in the major key are built upward in thirds. For example, the C chord is constructed with the (root 1st), 3rd and 5th intervals in the major key. Look at the illustration below for the C chord. Notice the (root 1), 3 and 5 notes, these are the (root C), E and G notes that make up the C chord. This is the Major chord.

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