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.

A Minor Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Am guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

Chord theory is helpful in undertanding why each chord is played the way it is. If you really want to advance, learn the theory behind chords as well.

Chord learning tip 2.

If you hear a string buzzing, stop and check your fingers.

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