3 Minor Chords
Let’s add more chords to our repertoire – the minor chords. Practice the Am, Dm, and Em chords. On a chord chart or diagram, minor chords normally will have a small letter (m) following the chord name to distinguish between a major chord and minor Chord.
Note the fingering positions. Practice playing the A major chord then the A minor chord. Do the same for the D and E chords switching from major to minor. As you change from one chord to the other, notice the difference in sound or tone each chord produces.
Now try these catchy chord progressions:
Listen to the sounds as the chords change. Get familiar with these chords and the sound they produce. In a later lesson we will explain the difference between a major and minor chord.