F minor 7th chord

Fm7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The F 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 Fm7 (alternatively Fmin7).
Theory: The Fm7 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).


Fm7 piano chord diagram with marked notes F - Ab - C - Eb
Notes: F - Ab - C - Eb
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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Fm7 - inversions

Explanation: The piano chords pictured below are the three inversions of Fm7. Fm7/Ab is an F minor seventh with Ab as the bass note, Fm7/C is an F minor seventh with C as the bass note and Fm7/Eb is an F minor seventh with Eb as the bass note.


Fm7/Ab chord diagram
1st inversion


Fm7/C chord diagram
2nd inversion


Fm7/Eb chord diagram
3rd inversion

See also Fm7 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