A Major Piano Chord

Learn the right way to play a chord of A Major on piano
A Major Piano Chord - How to play a chord of A Major on piano
A chord of A Major on piano is built by playing the notes A C# E

What is a A Major chord?

A major is an easy-to-play piano chord that’s made up of the notes A, C# and E. It can be written as either “A Major”, or simply abbreviated to just “A”. Its relative minor is F# minor.

What notes are in a chord of A Major?

A chord of A Major is formed by playing the notes A, C#, and E. On the picture of the keyboard above, you can see the three notes of the A chord marked in green.

Chords related to A Major

There are a number of other chords that share a similar harmonic family as the chord of A Major on piano, meaning all of these will always sounds good when played in the same chord sequence:

Chord name Required notes
D Major D F# A
E Major E G# B
F# Minor F# A C#
B Minor B D F#
C# Minor C# E G#
G Major G B D

List of all A chords on piano

A MinorA7Am7Amaj7AmM7A6Am6A5A9Am9Amaj9Asus2Asus4Adim7Aaug7

What are piano chords?

A piano chord is formed when two or more notes are played on a piano or keyboard at the same time. Click here to read our complete guide to learning how to play chords on piano now!

Written by Duncan La BarreThe Piano Expert
Last Updated: June 14th, 2022