Guitar chord Amaj - diagrams and theory


Chord Description

A maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

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
  • Amaj

This chord is made up of the notes A, C#, and E

Notes in the A maj chord:

AC#E

Chord formula for the Major chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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How To Play The A Major chord on guitar

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Position 1
Movable

A maj position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

A maj position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

A maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

A maj position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Movable

A maj position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Movable

A maj position 18 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Open

A maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Open

A maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Open

A maj position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
Open

A maj position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
BarreOpen

A maj position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
BarreMovable

A maj position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
BarreOpen

A maj position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
BarreOpen

A maj position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
BarreMovable

A maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
BarreMovable

A maj position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 17
BarreMovable

A maj position 17 guitar chord diagram

Position 18
BarreMovable

A maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

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A maj guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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.

5
1
5
3
1
5
3
1
5
1
3
1
5
3
5
3
1
3
5
1
5

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