Minor Chords

Minor chords are made up of 3 notes a 1st, flattened 3rd, and 5th of the corresponding major scale. They tend to sound "sad" and are used in hundreds of rock songs. Take your time and work on memorizing the chord shapes and fingerings in order to increase your knowledge. If you would like some additional information of how minor chords are constructed visit the guitar chord theory page.

The following are the most commonly used minor chords for playing guitar. There are many variations available but it is important to master the most commonly used first and continue from there.

A minor guitar chord B minor guitar chord D minor guitar chord E minor guitar chord F# minor guitar chord

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Major Chords
Major Seventh Chords

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