Am Banjo Chord

Am for Banjo has the notes A C E and can be played 4 different ways. Learn about its related chords and interval structure: R m3 5.


Am Chord

Full name: A minor
AKA: Amin   A-  

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ChartsInversionsStructureChord on other instrumentsHarmonized progressionsRelated scalesChord staffSummary tableReferences


Am Banjo Chord Charts

Am banjo chord
Am banjo chord
Am banjo chord
Am banjo chord


Am Inversions on banjo

Am\C banjo chord
Am\E banjo chord



Am Chord Structure

Notes: A C E
Interval structure: R m3 5

Chord construction:
R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)


Am on other instruments

Am piano
Am Piano chord chart
Am guitar
Am Guitar chord chart
Am ukulele
Am ukulele chord
Am mandolin
Am mandolin chord
Am banjo
Am banjo chord



Am Chord Harmonized Progressions

G major scale harmonized triads
G Am Bm C D Em Gbdim

F major scale harmonized triads
F Gm Am Bb C Dm Edim

C major scale harmonized triads
C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

A natural minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim C Dm Em F G

E natural minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbdim G Am Bm C D

D natural minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Edim F Gm Am Bb C

A harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim Caug Dm E F Abdim

E harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbdim Gaug Am B C Ebdim

A melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bm Caug D E Gbdim Abdim

G melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Gm Am Bbaug C D Edim Gbdim




Scales Related to Am

Scales that include all of the notes of Am.
C major F major G major G melodic minor A melodic minor C ionian F ionian G ionian C#/Db harmonic minor E harmonic minor A harmonic minor D natural minor E natural minor A natural minor D dorian G dorian A dorian E phrygian A phrygian B phrygian

Am chord staff

Musical staff for the Am chord

Am summary table

Banjo chord name Am (A minor)
Notes and structureA C E (R m3 5)
Chord Categories basic minor triad   Minor chord  
Other Notations Amin   A-  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
Am on other instrumentsAm piano
Am Piano chord chart
Am guitar
Am Guitar chord chart
Am ukulele
Am ukulele chord
Am mandolin
Am mandolin chord
Am banjo
Am banjo chord



References related to this chord

basic minor triad   Minor chord  

Minor Chords on Wikipedia