Key of A minor: Notes and Chords

This chord chart will show the triad, lists of notes, chords and the relative major that belongs to the key of A minor. Numbers indicate each notes and chords position in accordance to the progression of the scale.

Key of A minor


A minor Scale: A B C D E F G A

Chords in A minor: Am Bdim Cmaj Dm Em F G Am

minor Key Chord Sequence: min dim Maj min min Maj Maj min

  • Triad: 1-3-5
  • minor: 1-4-5
  • Major: 3-6-7
  • Diminished: 2
  • Relative Major: 3rd Degree C Major

Common Chord Progressions in A minor:

  • Am-F-G
  • Am-Dm-G
  • Am-Dm-Em
  • Am-F-C-G
  • Bm7b5-Em-Am

Key of C Major


C Major Scale: C D E F G A B C

Chords in C Major: C Dm Em F G Am Bdim C

Major Key Chord Sequence: Maj min min Maj Maj min dim Maj

  • Triad: 1-3-5
  • Major: 1-4-5
  • minor: 2-3-6
  • Diminished: 7
  • Relative minor: 6th Degree Am

Common Chord Progressions in C Major:

  • C-F-G
  • C-Am-F-G
  • Dm7-G7-Cmaj7