Change the mood and spice up your tunes with parallel major and minor keys

In any major key, you have a set of what are called diatonic triads, which are three-note chords based on the seven notes, or degrees, of that key’s major scale.

This specification is necessary because if you were to just say ‘three major,’ ‘six major’ or ‘seven major’ in reference to the key of E major, you would actually be referring to the major chords G#, C# and D#, which are alien to both E major and E minor.

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