Piano Reference: A minor chord (Am) & A minor 7th Chord (Am7)

    Interactive piano reference to the A minor chord, abbreviated as Am or Amin. The A minor chord consists of the notes A, C and E. The 2 inversions to the A minor chord are C E A and E A C.

    The A minor 7th chord, abbreviated as Am7 or Amin7, has the notes A, C, E and G. The 3 inversions to the A minor 7th chord are C E G A, E G A C and G A C E.

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

    A minor chord

    notes: A C E

    • A
    • C
    • E

    A minor 1st inversion

    notes: C E A

    • C
    • E
    • A

    A minor 2nd inversion

    notes: E A C

    • E
    • A
    • C

    A minor 7th chord

    notes: A C E G

    • A
    • C
    • E
    • G

    A minor 7th 1st inversion

    notes: C E G A

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • A

    A minor 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: E G A C

    • E
    • G
    • A
    • C

    A minor 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: G A C E

    • G
    • A
    • C
    • E

    lookup a different chord:

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

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG 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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