C minor chord

C minor chord for piano (including Cm/Eb and Cm/G inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular C minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Cm (alternatively Cmin).
Theory: The C minor chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


Cm chord diagram with marked notes C - Eb - G
Notes: C - Eb - G
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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C minor - inversions

Explanation: Cm/Eb is a C minor chord with Eb as the bass note and Cm/G is a C minor chord with G as the bass note.

Cm/Eb (1st inversion)

Cm/Eb chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

Cm/G (2nd inversion)

Cm/G chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also Cm chords with alternative bass notes ›

C chord categories

C Cm C7 Cm7 Cmaj7 CmM7 C6 Cm6 C6/9 C5 C9 Cm9 Cmaj9 C11 Cm11 Cmaj11 C13 Cm13 Cmaj13 Cadd C7-5 C7+5 Csus Cdim Cdim7 Cm7b5 Caug Caug7