Lesson 93: Triad Pairs
Let us start with major and minor triads. Possible triad pairs are:
Two Triads without Common Tones
First try two triads without common tones.
Try E minor and D major played over a C in the bass and you get a C Lydian sound:
Next, try F major and G major played over a D in the bass and you get a D Dorian sound:
Next, try D minor and E minor played over a G in the bass and you get a G Mixolydian sound:
Two Triads with One Common Tone
You can also use two triads with a common tone.
Try A minor and E minor played over an F in the bass and you get an F Lydian sound:
More on Triads and Triad Pairs
A triad can also be augmented or diminished. All the possible triad pairs are then:
This example is C major and Gb major. If played over a C in the bass it gives you a C13b9 sound:
What to Do
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