Triads on the Guitar Triads are some of the most common chords used in music. One triad can be played in many different ways. These different way of playing them called “voicings” are good to learn as they will give you many different types of sounds from the same chord.
CAGED – Chord Shapes These are the basic shapes for chords on the guitar. You can lower the 3rd to make them minor chords. You can also transpose them up and they become bar chords