Music Department
Creative Arts Division
De Anza College
 
Go to Music 12A Handout List
 
Chord Sheet 2
Chord Inversions

 

 
Worksheet 9
Page 9
Music 12A Piano 1
   
Chord Inversions
   
Root position:
Major/minor chord root (C) is lowest note in the chord.
First inversion:
Major/minor chord third (E) is lowest note in the chord.
Second inversion:
Major/minor chord fifth (G) is lowest note in the chord.