Unit C12 – Chords & Harmony

By the end of Stage C students should be able to play three note chords. They should:

  • know what a tonic triad is
  • know what a broken chord is
  • how to play a tonic triad and broken chord of C major (root position and inversions)

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C12 Tonic Triads (C major, root position, first inversion, second inversion).

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3 note chords with accidentals
Piano Star – Five Finger Tunes 
Rhino Stomp – pg 17 (chord of C minor)

3 note chords without accidentals
Piano Star – Five Finger Tunes 
Clock Shop – pg 13 (accessible at Stage B)
Knock at the Door – pg 19 (accessible at Stage B)
Rain Dance – pg 27
Black Note Blues – pg 31 (1st and 2nd time bars)

C Major Broken Chord
Einaudi Graded Pieces 1
Song for Gavin – pg 39 (Stage E/F elements)