A Major Piano ChordLearn the right way to play a chord of A Major on piano
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 pianoA MinorA7Am7Amaj7AmM7A6Am6A5A9Am9Amaj9Asus2Asus4Adim7Aaug7
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Last Updated: June 14th, 2022