A minor chord

A minor chord for piano (including Am/C and Am/E inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular A minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Am (alternatively Amin).
Theory: The A 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).


Am chord diagram with marked notes A - C - E
Notes: A - C - E
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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A minor - inversions

Explanation: Am/C is an A minor chord with C as the bass note and Am/E is an A minor chord with E as the bass note.

Am/C (1st inversion)

Am/C chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)

Am/E (2nd inversion)

Am/E chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also Am chords with alternative bass notes ›

A chord categories

A Am A7 Am7 Amaj7 AmM7 A6 Am6 A6/9 A5 A9 Am9 Amaj9 A11 Am11 Amaj11 A13 Am13 Amaj13 Aadd A7-5 A7+5 Asus Adim Adim7 Am7b5 Aaug Aaug7