C minor 7th chord

Cm7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The C minor seventh is a four-note chord and the four notes of the chord are marked in red color in the diagram. The chord is often abbreviated as Cm7 (alternatively Cmin7).
Theory: The Cm7 chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones, the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


Cm7 piano chord diagram with marked notes C - Eb - G - Bb
Notes: C - Eb - G - Bb
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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Cm7 - inversions

Explanation: The piano chords pictured below are the three inversions of Cm7. Cm7/Eb is a C minor seventh with Eb as the bass note, Cm7/G is a C minor seventh with G as the bass note and Cm7/Bb is a C minor seventh with Bb as the bass note.


Cm7/Eb chord diagram
1st inversion


Cm7/G chord diagram
2nd inversion


Cm7/Bb chord diagram
3rd inversion

See also Cm7 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