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Open Voiced Triads: Diminished

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Open Voiced Triads: Minor

Next, the diminished triad. Again, we'll be in the key of D but this time we're using the 7 chord, C# diminished. Root inversion with the root in the bass.

1 - b5 - b3

1st inversion with the 3rd in the bass.

b3 - 1 - b5 

2nd inversion with the 5th in the bass.

b5 - b3 - 1

That does it for this tutorial on open voiced triads! Be sure to practice these thoroughly and experiment with other open triad shapes.