Learn how to play A minor chord properly on the guitar in this easy step-by-step tutorial.
A Minor Chord Chart Guitar
How Do You Play A-Minor On Guitar
A Minor is a 5 String Chord. To play A Minor Chord.
- Place your Index Finger on First Fret, Second String.
- Place your Middle Finger on Second Fret, Fourth String.
- Place your Ring Finger on Second Fret, Third String.
- First and Fifth Strings are played open.
- Sixth String is not played.
How To Play A Minor Chord Properly
The most common issue while playing an A Major chord is fret buzz. To remove fret buzz, make sure you are pressing the frets with adequate pressure and your fingers are fretted properly. Make sure your fingers do not touch open strings.
Notes In A-Minor Chord
Notes played in A-Minor Chord are A-C-E.
Root Note A is played on strings 5th and 3rd. The C note is played on the 2nd string and is the Minor III rd of the A Major Scale. The E note is played on the 4th and 1st strings of the guitar and is the fifth of the A Major Scale.
A Minor Chord Formula
A Minor chord formula is 1-m3-5 or 1-b3-5.
The Minor Chord is also referred 1-b3-5 Minor Triad.
To play an A Minor chord, the Root, Minor Third Interval and Perfect Fifth Interval of an A Major Scale are played together. Accordingly, notes played in A-Minor Chord are A-C-E.
A Minor Chord On A Piano
To play an A Minor Triad chord on a piano, play A-C-E notes
A Minor Chord On Stave
A Minor Chord Guitar Tabs