Am(maj7) Guitar Chord
A minor with major seventh for guitar

Am(maj7) Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 5 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C E Ab (R m3 5 7).


Am(maj7) Chord

Full name: A minor with major seventh
AKA: Am(M7)   Amin(Maj7)   Am(+7)   A-(M7)   Am(addM7)   Am(add7)   Amin(addM7)   Amin(+7)   Amin(add7)  
Guitar sound:


Am(maj7) Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 2 1 4 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 4 Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 4

Simplified notation: 5 7 6 5 5 5 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am(maj7) for guitar on frets 5, 7, 6, 5, 5, 5 Am(maj7) for guitar on frets 5, 7, 6, 5, 5, 5

Simplified notation: x 0 2 1 1 0
Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 1, 1, 0 Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 1, 1, 0


Simplified notation: 5 3 2 2 x 4
Am(maj7) for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 4 Am(maj7) for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 4


Simplified notation: x 12 10 9 9 12
Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 9, 9, 12 Am(maj7) for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 9, 9, 12




Am(maj7) Chord Structure

Notes: A C E Ab
Interval structure: R m3 5 7

Chord construction:
R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 7th)


Am(maj7) on other instruments

Am(maj7) piano
Am(maj7) Piano chord chart
Am(maj7) guitar
Am(maj7) Guitar chord chart
Am(maj7) ukulele
Am(maj7) mandolin
Am(maj7) banjo


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Am(maj7) Chord Harmonized Progressions

A harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am(maj7) Bm7b5 Cmaj7#5 Dm7 E7 Fmaj7 Abdim7

A melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am(maj7) Bm7 Cmaj7#5 D7 E7 Gbdim7 Abm7b5




Scales Related to Am(maj7)

Scales that include all of the notes of Am(maj7).
A melodic minor C#/Db harmonic minor A harmonic minor C#/Db augmented F augmented A augmented A#/Bb leading whole tone E double harmonic G#/Ab double harmonic D overtone C six tone symmetrical E six tone symmetrical G#/Ab six tone symmetrical G#/Ab altered C altered bb7 G#/Ab altered bb7 G#/Ab enigmatic D#/Eb dorian b2 C augmented lydian D lydian b7

Am(maj7) summary table

Guitar chord name Am(maj7) (A minor with major seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C E Ab (R m3 5 7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories minor chord with a major 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Am(M7)   Amin(Maj7)   Am(+7)   A-(M7)   Am(addM7)   Am(add7)   Amin(addM7)   Amin(+7)   Amin(add7)  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 7th)
Am(maj7) on other instrumentsAm(maj7) piano
Am(maj7) Piano chord chart
Am(maj7) guitar
Am(maj7) Guitar chord chart
Am(maj7) ukulele
Am(maj7) mandolin
Am(maj7) banjo

Alter notes of Am(maj7)

G#
C
A
E
A
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

minor chord with a major 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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