Am Guitar Chord

Am Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 9 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C E (R m3 5).


Am Chord

Full name: A minor
AKA: Amin   A-  
Guitar sound:

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Am Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 2 1 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
Am for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 0 Am for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 0

Simplified notation: 5 7 7 5 5 5 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am for guitar on frets 5, 7, 7, 5, 5, 5 Am for guitar on frets 5, 7, 7, 5, 5, 5

Simplified notation: x 12 14 14 13 12 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 14, 14, 13, 12 Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 14, 14, 13, 12

Simplified notation: x x 7 5 5 8 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 5, 5, 8 Am for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 5, 5, 8

Simplified notation: x x 7 9 10 8 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 10, 8 Am for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 10, 8

Simplified notation: x 12 10 9 10 x Difficulty level: Professional
Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 9, 10, x Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 9, 10, x

Simplified notation: x 12 10 x 10 12
Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, x, 10, 12 Am for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, x, 10, 12


Simplified notation: 5 3 2 x x 5
Am for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, x, x, 5 Am for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, x, x, 5


Simplified notation: 5 3 x 2 5 x
Am for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, 2, 5, x Am for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, 2, 5, x




Am Inversions on guitar

Am\C guitar chord
Am\E guitar chord

Am chord charts for left handed guitar

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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


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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

Guitar chord name Am (A minor)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C E (R m3 5)
Alternate tunings
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

Tweak notes of Am

E
C
A
E
A
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic minor triad   Minor chord  

Minor Chords on Wikipedia

 
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