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  Triads, Part 2
In this triad, the bottom note is the root (1), the middle note is the 3rd, and the top note is the 5th.
A diminished triad is different from a minor triad by the fact that a diminished chord has an outer interval of a diminished 5th: the minor triad has a perfect 5th.
An augmented triad consists of an augmented 5th as an outer interval, and a major 3rd as a bottom interval.
www.musictheory.halifax.ns.ca /17triads.html   (1364 words)

  Triad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name "triad" was coined by British authorities in Hong Kong, referring to that use of triangular imagery.
Triad members then migrated south to the then-British crown colony of Hong Kong for the continuance of their business.
In the United States, 14k Triad street gangs are growing in numbers and growing to prominence in Asian American societies, even as equals to the Crips and Bloods.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Triads   (5356 words)

 Welsh Triads - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Welsh Triads (Welsh Trioedd Ynys Prydein, literally "Triads of the Island of Britain") are a group of related texts in medieval manuscripts which preserve fragments of Welsh folklore, mythology and traditional history in groups of three.
The triad form probably originated amongst the Welsh bards or poets as a mnemonic aid in composing their poems and stories, and later became a rhetorical device of Welsh literature.
The earliest surviving collection of the Welsh Triads is bound in the manuscript Peniarth 16, now at the National Library of Wales, which has been dated to the third quarter of the 13th century and containing 46 of the 86 triads edited by Rachel Bromwich.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Welsh_Triads   (352 words)

In a Major triad the interval of the lower third is a Major 3rd and the interval of the upper third is a Minor 3rd.
In a Minor triad the interval of the lower third is a Minor 3rd and the interval of the upper third is a Major 3rd.
The augmented triad is found in the harmonic minor and melodic minor scales as the triad rooted on the third note of those scales.
www.guitarland.com /Music10/MusFund/Triads/Triads.html   (1725 words)

A triad is a group of three notes which are related by thirds.
The first group is a triad built on the note C. The triad contains the three notes C, E, and G (C to E is a third and E to G is a third-a stack of two thirds).
Of the seven triads which are spelled on natural notes (no sharps or flats) three are major, three are minor, and one is diminished.
www.alcorn.edu /musictheory/Version1/theory1/triad.htm   (598 words)

 The National Association of Triads
Triad is a partnership of three organizations - law enforcement, senior citizens, and community groups.
The sole purpose of Triad is to promote senior safety and to reduce the unwarranted fear of crime that seniors often experience.
At the National Association of Triads, Inc., we assist you in organizing your Triad program at the grass-roots level, provide ideas and programs to implement in your community, and training materials for your law enforcement, senior volunteers, and community groups.
www.nationaltriad.org /index.html   (77 words)

The higher triad, speaking in the simplest fashion, is the unity of atman, buddhi, and the higher manas; and the lower quaternary consists of the lower manas or kama-manas, the prana or vitality, the linga-sarira or astral model-body, and the physical vehicle.
The higher triad is often spoken of in a collective sense, and ignoring details of division, as simply the reincarnating monad, or more commonly the reincarnating ego, because this latter is rooted in the higher triad.
Another form of the triad is that in which the unit is considered as the offspring of the duad, as in the familiar triad Father-Mother-Son; and thus we get a quaternary of the primordial triad with the manifested universe as Son.
www.experiencefestival.com /triad   (1440 words)

 Significance and Chronology of the Triads: A Supplement to Mohism
For example, in at least four triads, both the "upper" and "middle" essays fall into the first linguistic group, the "lower" essay falls into the second, and the third is empty.
Because these replacements were shorter than the other essays, they were placed first in their respective triads, thus pushing the original "upper" and "middle" series texts out of place and disrupting the original neat arrangement of these series.
In addition, in at least four triads and perhaps more, the division also relates to the essays' origin: The "upper," "middle," and "lower" essays were probably composed by different writers or editors.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/mohism/triads.html   (2131 words)

 Music Theory: Basic Theory: Triads
The augmented triad is abbreviated "aug", as in "Gaug", or "+", as in "G+".
When a triad is played with the root on the bottom, the third in the middle, and the fifth on top, as in the previous examples, it is said to be in root position.
Triads may also be played with either the third or the fifth on the bottom.
www.outsideshore.com /school/music/almanac/html/Music_Theory/Basic_Theory/Triads.htm   (832 words)

 Tonic and Dominant Triads
We say that the triad shown above, built on the note 'A', is a tonic triad because it has been built on the tonic note of the key we're in- A-major.
It is traditional to indicate the triad by using a Roman numeral.
In a dominant triad, there is always that leading tone, the middle note, that "wants" to move up to the tonic.
brebru.com /musicroom/theory/lesson15/triads.html   (846 words)

 Triads - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Triad, in religion and mythology, a group of three associated gods.
The Hindu triad (Trimurti) consists of Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva;.
Three smiles that are worse than griefs: the smile of snow melting, the smile of your wife when another man has been with her, the smile of a...
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 Triads in music and math
It is fascinating how the single consistent difference between the so-called major and minor triads or scales is a change affecting the third note of the diatonic scale.
Altering the third note of the 8-note diatonic scale downwards by just one semitone bestows upon the whole scale a sense of melancholy, mournfulness, yearning, (and the associated human emotions of the 'minor keys' of music), and this remains an unexplained mystery of music and the human experience of it.
Numbers, as originally conceived, were the pragmatic progeny of accounting and commerce; but slowly, as they ‘grew’, were seen by the Pythagoreans (and others) as having a meaning that stretched far beyond the mere representation of ‘quantities’ and the collections of material objects that had spawned their introduction.
www.principlesofnature.net /musical_scale_structures/triads_in_music_and_math.htm   (886 words)

 Triads: Their Relationship To TRIZ
Levels of Problem-Solving Languages; the Language of Triads; and Triad Decomposition The higher the level of the problem-solving language that is used to solve a problem, the more rapid and higher-level the solution.
The language of Triads that is being used to describe this function was learned by P.D. Ouspensky, the Russian physicist, around 1913 in St. Petersburg in Russia.
Triads is different from TRIZ, but like other tools of engineering and science, it can be used together with TRIZ for problem-solving and for creating next-generation designs.
www.triz-journal.com /archives/1998/06/a/index.htm   (4100 words)

 Triads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Triads (or chords) are an important part of music.
This is the native character of the triad before any notes are altered either by a key or accidentals.
Major and minor triads differ only in internal quality; both chords have the same outer interval (a perfect fifth).
www.rgsmithmusic.com /horn/triads.htm   (383 words)

 Triads and key
Triads in tonal music are defined as three-note chords that have a root pitch, a third above the root, and a fifth above the root.
Triads can be inverted two ways: first inversion has the third as the lowest note, second inversion has the fifth as the lowest note.
The primary triads in a key are the tonic, subdominant, and dominant triads, also known as I, IV, and V respectively (in a major key, i, iv, and V in a minor key).
www.musictheoryresources.com /members/FA_triads.htm   (150 words)

 iBreatheMusic.com - Triads - The First Chords
Triads are constructed by stacking 2 intervals of a third on top of each other.
The smoothest way to combine two different triads is to look for common tones, leave them where they are and move the remaining notes by step into their new target.
Minor triads are constructed by measuring the interval of a minor third followed by a major third.
www.ibreathemusic.com /print/56   (2584 words)

 Triad article Page 1
The term "triad" was first used "by British authorities in Hong Kong as a reference to the triangular shape of the Chinese character for 'secret society.'" (Bolz 147) These modern day secret societies are changing the face of organized crime, as the American knows it.
Most of the Triad sects today can only trace their actual creation to the eighteenth or nineteenth centuries during last dynasty of China, the Qing, which existed from 1644-1911.
The triads also developed highly ritualized initiation ceremonies meant to instill a strong sense of secrecy, and more importantly, loyalty to other triad members.
www.geocities.com /leixiaojie/Triads   (1782 words)

 The Seven Triads of Sustainability
The research results are put forth as seven 'Triads of Sustainability' - where seven issues (participation, decision-making, partnership, governance, knowledge and information, continual improvement, and lifestyles) leading to sustainability are explained in detail with case studies.
These triads are key ingredients that define and drive sustainability, particularly at the local level.
The descriptions of each triad outline its three key components and related issues, but the real challenge will be to convert these components into locale-specific procedures and working methodologies that will achieve the desired result - achieving sustainability.
www.gdrc.org /sustdev/triads/triad.html   (162 words)

 EM magazine ::Vol. 0I Issue 00I ::TRIADS
A new chapter of the Triad saga was opened with the Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864), a movement headed by disenchanted scholar Hung Hsiu-ch’uan.
Modern Triads generally conform to some version of the traditional leadership structure, in which positions are assigned a name and a number, as well, that holds special significance in the Buddhist and Taoist faiths.
Some Triads may have altered the upper levels of this pyramid, opting instead to function under a corporate structure, what with a chairman and assistants.
www.evilmonito.com /001/triads.htm   (684 words)

A triad is a three-note chord whose notes can be placed in consecutive major or minor thirds.
To spell out the notes of all four triad types in all keys, you must know the notes of the major scale in all keys.
Whether you play the triads a semitone, a whole-tone, a minor third or a major third apart, they should all be the same speed.
www.globalbass.com /archives/oct2001/triads.htm   (568 words)

 Gilgalon: The Triads Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tatjan Triads are a style of poems based on the triads created by Welsh poems, which I learned about in Bullfinch's Mythology.
They are enumerations of a triad of persons, or events, or observations, strung together in one short sentence.
The Triads are of all ages, some of them probably as old as anything in the language.
www.arches.uga.edu /~rac/old/triads.htm   (204 words)

The Boston Public Schools are grouped into three triads (A, B and C), each overseen by a Deputy Superintendent for Clusters and School Leaders and an Assistant Superintendent.
Each triad is componsed of three clusters of 10-14 schools.
Each triad has an Operational Leader responsible for facilitating the operational and administrative work of the triads, including acting as liaisons between the schools in the triads and central office departments.
boston.k12.ma.us /dept/structure_clusters.asp   (137 words)

 The Welsh Triads
Thirteen Triads are missing from the beginning of the White Book text which begins in the middle of Triad 53 but the order and grouping of the remainder is identical with that in the Red Book.
Triads 38 to 46 are referred to as Trioed y Meirch (the Triads of the Horses).
Triads 50, 56 to 58, and 66 together with several triads I do not have are grouped together in Peniarth MS.
www.celtic-twilight.com /camelot/triads/index.htm   (3752 words)

 Identifying Triads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Identifying triads quickly and accurately is an essential requirement if you want to be able to analyze and understand the music you interpret or to which you listen.
Triads built on the fifth degree of major scales are major.
A triad built on the third degree of major scales is minor; however, here, the third of the chord has become a major third since it was raised.
www.teoria.com /reference/chords/07.htm   (253 words)

Triads are simple three-note chords built of thirds.
So the simplest way to write a triad is as a stack of thirds, in root position.
For example, if the F sharps are written as G flats, or if the A's are sharp instead of natural, you have a different chord, not an inversion of the same chord.
cnx.org /content/m10877/latest   (571 words)

 The Illuminated Lantern: Triads
Triad origin mythology holds that when they recruited thousands of people to their cause, including Sun Yat-Sen, the Qing Dynasty was finally defeated.
Triad members do not typically have to secure permission from the head of a triad in order to engage in a criminal activity, even if the activity involves partnering with people who are not members of the triad or are even in fact members of a different triad.
Triad criminal activity includes but is not limited to street-level crime like gambling, extortion, and prostitution, and international activities such as narcotics trafficking, counterfeiting, and smuggling goods and people.
www.illuminatedlantern.com /cinema/archives/triads.php   (4253 words)

In general, triads are only useful for very small domains (12 items or less) or for testing hypotheses (where it is important that every respondent make an active judgement regarding the similarities among a certain set of items).
Perhaps the most interesting use of triads was by Romney and D'Andrade (1964) who used them to test two theories of cognition about American male kinship roles, such as grandfather, father, son, grandson, uncle, brother, nephew and cousin.
Another way to use triads is as a device to spark discussion of the underlying attributes that people use to distinguish among items in the domain.
www.analytictech.com /borgatti/etk4.htm   (1284 words)

 Chord Progressions for Viola da Gamba and Lute -- triads of C Major on Bass Viol
Note, when you add the minor scales and their natural triads you essentially complete the picture (the pallets and flavors) and have available the resources of what is called the Major/minor system, or the grand pallet.
When studying four-part harmony, triads are often played using inverted voicings (where the third or fifth of the chord is lowest or in the bass, rather than the root) and with one of their tones doubled, e.g.
The next logical things to explore are the minor scale triad pallets, larger voicings, triad barre-chords, inverted triad voicings, seventh chords, seventh chords in progression, inverted seventh chords and beyond.
www.thecipher.com /gamba_chord-progressions.html   (2487 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Triads & Chords
The triad is made up of the root, which is the lowest note in the chord, together with the 3rd and 5th above it.
In addition, the triads are classified according to the quality of the 3rd or 5th; i.e.
Triads where all the notes lie in positions closest to the other notes in the chord, are said to be in 'close' position, otherwise the triads are said to be in 'open' position.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory16.htm   (2025 words)

 Triads - The basic chords
Triads derive their name from the fact that each one contains only three intervals and the fact that the intervals in each are a
Close voicing means that all three notes of the triad are within the same octave.
You should also take a each triad and search out every possible location that the triad can be played on your guitar.
www.zentao.com /guitar/theory/triads.html   (272 words)

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