The following guitar lesson worksheet is from a series of studies I use to teach my students called Chords in Context. Visit for more information.

Intermediate Guitar Lesson 6

Triads Using The Third Set Of Strings

By Brian Turner

The 3rd, 4th, and 5th strings on the guitar are referred to as the 3rd set. All of the triads on the execises below use the 3rd set only.

Root position triads

triads chord guitar lesson

1st Inversions

triad chords

2nd Inversions

triad chords

In the following exercise the voicings of each triad are played starting with the voicing closest to the nut of the guitar and ending with the one furthest from the nut.

triad chords

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