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.

If you are just starting out with chords, you'll find that your fingers, especially your pinky will go all over the place. Don't get discouraged, they will develop strength and muscle memory with time.

Chord learning tip 2.

When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.

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