A minor piano chord - Am

The A minor 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 minor chord

Piano keyboard displaying the A minor chord with the notes AB#CFbE

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.

Scales with Am

Below you find all scales that include Am:

  • vietnamese 1
  • pelog
  • hirajoshi
  • minor pentatonic
  • minor six pentatonic
  • flat three pentatonic
  • minor #7M pentatonic
  • minor hexatonic
  • augmented
  • major blues
  • minor blues
  • harmonic minor
  • dorian b2
  • melodic minor
  • augmented heptatonic
  • dorian #4
  • lydian diminished
  • phrygian
  • balinese
  • neopolitan major
  • aeolian
  • dorian
  • hungarian minor
  • hungarian major
  • flamenco
  • todi raga
  • lydian #9
  • spanish heptatonic
  • bebop minor
  • bebop locrian
  • minor bebop
  • minor six diminished
  • half-whole diminished
  • kafi raga
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • messiaen's mode #7
  • chromatic

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A minor 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 minor chord (Am). The notes A, C and E are highlighted.