Piano Reference: A Major chord (Amaj) & A Major 7th Chord (Amaj7)

    Interactive piano reference to the A Major chord, abbreviated as Amaj or AM. The A Major chord consists of the notes A, C♯ and E. The 2 inversions to the A Major chord are C♯ E A and E A C♯.

    The A Major 7th chord, abbreviated as Amaj7 or AM7, has the notes A, C♯, E and G♯. The 3 inversions to the A Major 7th chord are C♯ E G♯ A, E G♯ A C♯ and G♯ A C♯ E.

    In the root position, the A Major chord has the A as the root, the C♯ as the major third and the E as the perfect fifth. With the A Major 7th chord there's the addition of G♯ as the major seventh.

    A Major chord

    notes: A C♯ E

    • A
    • C
    • E

    A Major 1st inversion

    notes: C♯ E A

    • C
    • E
    • A

    A Major 2nd inversion

    notes: E A C♯

    • E
    • A

    A Major 7th chord

    notes: A C♯ E G♯

    • A
    • C
    • E
    • G

    A Major 7th 1st inversion

    notes: C♯ E G♯ A

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • A

    A Major 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: E G♯ A C♯

    • E
    • G
    • A
    • C

    A Major 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: G♯ A C♯ E

    • G
    • A
    • C
    • E

    lookup a different chord:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorB majorC majorD majorF majorG majorA major

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C minorD minorF minorG minorA minor

    C dimD dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dim C dimD dimF dimG dimA dim


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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