Minor triads on guitar

Root position minor triads

The root position minor triad has three intervals: the root or 1, the Minor 3rd, and the perfect 5th. The intervals are in sequential order from low pitch to high. Each triad is identified by the root note (red diamond).

 

First inversions

The first inversion brings the root to the top. Therefore, the order of notes is ♭3, 5, R (low to high).

 

Second inversions

The second inversion brings the third to the top. Therefore, the order of notes is 5, R, ♭3 (low to high).

 

 

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