A Mandolin Chord

A for Mandolin has the notes A Db E and can be played 8 different ways. Learn about its related chords and interval structure: R 3 5.


A Chord

Full name: A major
AKA: AM  

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ChartsInversionsStructureChord on other instrumentsHarmonized progressionsRelated scalesChord staffSummary tableReferences


A Mandolin Chord Charts

A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord
A mandolin chord


A Inversions on mandolin

A\Db mandolin chord
A\E mandolin chord



A Chord Structure

Notes: A Db E
Interval structure: R 3 5

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


A on other instruments

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



A Chord Harmonized Progressions

A major scale harmonized triads
A Bm Dbm D E Gbm Abdim

E major scale harmonized triads
E Gbm Abm A B Dbm Ebdim

D major scale harmonized triads
D Em Gbm G A Bm Dbdim

F# natural minor scale harmonized triads
F#m G#dim A Bm C#m D E

C# natural minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim E F#m G#m A B

B natural minor scale harmonized triads
Bm Dbdim D Em Gbm G A

D harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Edim Faug Gm A Bb Dbdim

C# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim Eaug F#m G# A Cdim

E melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbm Gaug A B Dbdim Ebdim

D melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Em Faug G A Bdim Dbdim




Scales Related to A

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

A chord staff

Musical staff for the A chord

A summary table

Mandolin chord name A (A major)
Notes and structureA Db E (R 3 5)
Chord Categories basic major triad   Major chord  
Other Notations AM  
Chord Construction R = A
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 3rd)
Db + minor interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
A on other instrumentsA piano
A Piano chord chart
A guitar
A Guitar chord chart
A ukulele
A ukulele chord
A mandolin
A mandolin chord
A banjo
A banjo chord



References related to this chord

basic major triad   Major chord  

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