I am trying to fit the C major triads into compact shapes. (Can’t find this anywhere) I started from the low C on the G string for the first one. This seems wrong although it fits down the center of the neck, it seems like a 7 fret span is too large?
(Number in ()’s is string # below. Other numbers are the tab. Low G)
I -CEG (4)5,9 (3)7
ii -DFA (4)7 (3)5,9
iii -EGB (3)4,7 (2)7
IV -FAC (3)5,9 (2)8
V -GBD (3)7 (2)7,10
vi -ACE (2)5,8 (1)7
vii° -BDF (2)7 (1)5,8
Since there’s 6 instances of each natural note on my uke (16 frets, -basically 6.. D!😫..) Should I be trying to jam everything in smaller patterns based around each root?
If the above is correct, I should be able to do this in at least 3 spots right? Open middle and high?
I’m not trying to be a pain btw. I just need to know if i’m on the right track please? (And if trying to jam triads in the tiniest areas possible is actually useful eventually overall, or a waste of time.)
I need to do “something” like this in F major to understand what’s going on with that frustrating walk-up 14 seconds into the St. Elsewhere Theme. I’m not asking randomly. I’ve been working really hard to figure this out.
If I add in the 7th to the above I should make sure to keep it a higher note than the rest of the triad right? (For basic key memorization purposes not possible inversions and whatever else happens when the notes are stirred up. I should keep the notes to build it in order to keep the 7th out of the basic triad order?)
Example: So the building blocks would be CEGB or 5(4),9(4),7(3),7(2) To keep it in the fretboard area I have (hopefully correctly) set above?