F minor chord

F minor chord for piano (including Fm/Ab and Fm/C inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular F minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Fm (alternatively Fmin).
Theory: The F 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).


Fm chord diagram with marked notes F - Ab - C
Notes: F - Ab - C
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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F minor - inversions

Explanation: Fm/Ab is an F minor chord with Ab as the bass note and Fm/C is an F minor chord with C as the bass note.

Fm/Ab (1st inversion)

Fm/Ab chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)

Fm/C (2nd inversion)

Fm/C chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also Fm chords with alternative bass notes ›

F chord categories

F Fm F7 Fm7 Fmaj7 FmM7 F6 Fm6 F6/9 F5 F9 Fm9 Fmaj9 F11 Fm11 Fmaj11 F13 Fm13 Fmaj13 Fadd F7-5 F7+5 Fsus Fdim Fdim7 Fm7b5 Faug Faug7