The A Major chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, and Perfect Fifth
Name variations for this chord:
- A Major
- A Maj
- A M
- A Major Triad
This chord is made up of the notes A, C#, and E
This chord is a major triad, the building block to extend for more complex chords.
Notes in the A maj chord:
Chord formula for the Major chord:
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This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: