Ab minor chord
Ab minor chord for piano (including inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular Ab minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Abm. Abm stands for A flat minor.
Theory: The Ab minor chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: Ab - B - Eb
A minor - inversions
Explanation: Abm/B is an Ab minor chord with B as the bass note and Abm/Eb is an Ab minor chord with Eb as the bass note.
Abm/B (1st inversion)
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
Abm/Eb (2nd inversion)
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
See also Abm chords with alternative bass notes ›