Ab Guitar Chord
A flat major for guitar

Ab Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Ab C Eb (R 3 5).


Ab Chord

Full name: A flat major
AKA: AbM  
Guitar sound:


Ab Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 4 6 6 5 4 4 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Ab for guitar on frets 4, 6, 6, 5, 4, 4 Ab for guitar on frets 4, 6, 6, 5, 4, 4

Simplified notation: x 11 13 13 13 11 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 13, 13, 13, 11 Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 13, 13, 13, 11

Simplified notation: 4 3 1 1 1 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab for guitar on frets 4, 3, 1, 1, 1, x Ab for guitar on frets 4, 3, 1, 1, 1, x

Simplified notation: x x 6 8 9 8 Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab for guitar on frets x, x, 6, 8, 9, 8 Ab for guitar on frets x, x, 6, 8, 9, 8

Simplified notation: x 11 10 8 9 x Difficulty level: Professional
Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, 8, 9, x Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, 8, 9, x

Simplified notation: x 11 10 x 9 11
Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, x, 9, 11 Ab for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, x, 9, 11


Simplified notation: 4 3 1 x 4 x
Ab for guitar on frets 4, 3, 1, x, 4, x Ab for guitar on frets 4, 3, 1, x, 4, x


Simplified notation: 4 x 1 1 1 4
Ab for guitar on frets 4, x, 1, 1, 1, 4 Ab for guitar on frets 4, x, 1, 1, 1, 4




Ab Chord Structure

Notes: Ab C Eb
Interval structure: R 3 5

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


Chords related to Ab

G# ;


Ab on other instruments

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


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Ab Chord Harmonized Progressions

Ab major scale harmonized triads
Ab Bbm Cm Db Eb Fm Gdim

Eb major scale harmonized triads
Eb Fm Gm Ab Bb Cm Ddim

Db major scale harmonized triads
Db Ebm Fm Gb Ab Bbm Cdim

F natural minor scale harmonized triads
Fm Gdim Ab Bbm Cm Db Eb

C natural minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Eb Fm Gm Ab Bb

Bb natural minor scale harmonized triads
Bbm Cdim Db Ebm Fm Gb Ab

Db harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Dbm Ebdim Eaug Gbm Ab A Cdim

C harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Ebaug Fm G Ab Bdim

Eb melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Ebm Fm Gbaug Ab Bb Cdim Ddim

Db melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Dbm Ebm Eaug Gb Ab Bbdim Cdim




Scales Related to Ab

Scales that include all of the notes of Ab.
C#/Db major D#/Eb major G#/Ab major C#/Db melodic minor D#/Eb melodic minor C#/Db ionian D#/Eb ionian G#/Ab ionian C harmonic minor C#/Db harmonic minor C natural minor F natural minor A#/Bb natural minor D#/Eb dorian F dorian A#/Bb dorian C phrygian F phrygian G phrygian C#/Db lydian

Ab summary table

Guitar chord name Ab (A flat major)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureAb C Eb (R 3 5)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords G# ;
Chord Categories basic major triad   Major chord  
Other Notations AbM  
Chord Construction R = Ab
Ab + major interval = C (scale degree = 3rd)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = 5th)
Ab on other instrumentsAb piano
Ab Piano chord chart
Ab guitar
Ab Guitar chord chart
Ab ukulele
Ab mandolin
Ab banjo

Alter notes of Ab

G#
D#
C
G#
D#
G#
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic major triad   Major chord  

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