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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.
Notice that the root note of a chord will be it's main, and lowest note. However, this will not be true for chord inversions.
Muscle memory for guitarists means that your fingers automatically remember where to go when playing chords. You can build muscle memory and finger strength by practicing at least 30 minutes per day.