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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.
Switching between chords is a great way of learning to play new chords, try it out!
If you are having trouble with some chords, don't worry, even the guitar superstars started out just like you. Practice makes perfect!