A major piano chord - AM

The A major chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes A, C# and E.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as AM.

Interactive piano diagram for the A major chord

Piano keyboard displaying the A major chord with the notes A Fb E C# Db

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of AM. The chords include more notes but always A, C# and E.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of AM. These contain less notes but all of them are included in AM.

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A major piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the AM chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the A major chord (AM). The notes A, C# and E are highlighted.