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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You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below.