A Major Chord

Also known as:
A , AM , Amaj , AMaj , Ama , AΔ

The A Major Chord has a Major quality which includes a Major Third interval that produces a generally happy sound. A Major Chord contains the notes A, C♯, E. The A Major Chord is a Triad type chord which means it consists of only three notes, the Root A, the Third C♯, and the Fifth E.

Below you will find the A Major Chord notes, notation, degrees, intervals, related scales and chords, and more.


A, C♯, E





A > A0Perfect Unison (P1)
A > C♯4Major 3rd (M3)
A > E7Perfect 5th (P5)

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