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|A Minor chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - b3 - 5|
|Notes in A m||A - C - E|
The minor chord is a triad (a three-note chord), which means the chord has 3 notes as counted from the root: 1 - b3 - 5. You'll notice that the only difference from the major chord is the flattened 3rd degree note, but this makes a world of difference, since the chords basic quality is totally changed.
Here are 6 voicings of the Am guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
A chord is made up of at least 3 notes, or musically triads.
Learning chords is one thing, but playing them in the context of chord progressions turn the baren chords into music.