C Major chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5
Notes in C maj C - E - G

Major chords are triads, also known as three note chords. The 3 notes that make up major chords are the 1st - 3rd - 5th interval notes counted from the root, ascending as per the major scale. Major chords are often inverted, meaning that we change the order of the notes to 3 - 5 - 1 for example. 5 - 1 - 3 is another popular inveret form of major chords..

C Major Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Cmaj guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

Switching between chords is a great way of learning to play new chords, try it out!

Chord learning tip 2.

When practicing new chords, change between 2-3 new ones, and you'll be able to learn them faster.

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