Am7 Guitar Chord
A minor seventh for guitar

Am7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C E G (R m3 5 m7).


Am7 Chord

Full name: A minor seventh
AKA: Amin7   A-7  
Guitar sound:


Am7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 0 1 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
Am7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 1, 0 Am7 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 1, 0

Simplified notation: 5 7 5 5 8 5 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 8, 5 Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 8, 5

Simplified notation: 5 x 5 5 5 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am7 for guitar on frets 5, x, 5, 5, 5, x Am7 for guitar on frets 5, x, 5, 5, 5, x

Simplified notation: x 12 10 12 10 12 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am7 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 12, 10, 12 Am7 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 12, 10, 12

Simplified notation: 5 7 5 5 5 5
Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 5, 5 Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 5, 5


Simplified notation: 5 3 2 2 x 3
Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 3 Am7 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 3


Simplified notation: 5 x 7 5 8 8
Am7 for guitar on frets 5, x, 7, 5, 8, 8 Am7 for guitar on frets 5, x, 7, 5, 8, 8




Am7 Chord Structure

Notes: A C E G
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7

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


Am7 on other instruments

Am7 piano
Am7 Piano chord chart
Am7 guitar
Am7 Guitar chord chart
Am7 ukulele
Am7 mandolin
Am7 banjo


Change tuning

Am7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

G major scale harmonized 7th chords
Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7 Em7 Gbm7b5

F major scale harmonized 7th chords
Fmaj7 Gm7 Am7 Bbmaj7 C7 Dm7 Em7b5

C major scale harmonized 7th chords
Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7 Am7 Bm7b5

A natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am7 Bm7b5 Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7

E natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em7 Gbm7b5 Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7

D natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm7 Em7b5 Fmaj7 Gm7 Am7 Bbmaj7 C7

E harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em(maj7) Gbm7b5 Gmaj7#5 Am7 B7 Cmaj7 Ebdim7

G melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Gm(maj7) Am7 Bbmaj7#5 C7 D7 Edim7 Gbm7b5




Scales Related to Am7

Scales that include all of the notes of Am7.
C major F major G major G melodic minor C ionian F ionian G ionian E harmonic minor D natural minor E natural minor A natural minor D dorian G dorian A dorian E phrygian A phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian A#/Bb lydian

Am7 summary table

Guitar chord name Am7 (A minor seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C E G (R m3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Amin7   A-7  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 7th)
Am7 on other instrumentsAm7 piano
Am7 Piano chord chart
Am7 guitar
Am7 Guitar chord chart
Am7 ukulele
Am7 mandolin
Am7 banjo

Alter notes of Am7

E
C
G
E
A
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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