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).
Notes: F - Ab - C - Eb
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.
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