C major chord
C major chord for piano (including C/E and C/G inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular C chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the C chord marked in red color.
Theory: The C major chord is constructed with a root, a major third and a perfect fifth.
Fingerings: little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: C - E - G
C major - inversions
Explanation: C/E is a C major chord with E as the bass note and C/G is a C major chord with G as the bass note.
See also C chords with alternative bass notes ›