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).
Notes: C - Eb - G - Bb
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.
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