Skip to main content

Section 6.6 Summary

Triad construction is summarized in the following table.

Lower Interval Upper Interval
Augmented: M3
(4 half steps)
M3
(4 half steps)
Major: M3
(4 half steps)
m3
(3 half steps)
Minor: m3
(3 half steps)
M3
(4 half steps)
Diminished: m3
(3 half steps)
m3
(3 half steps)
Sus2: M2
(2 half steps)
P4
(5 half steps)
Sus4: P4
(5 half steps)
M2
(2 half steps)