C minor chord

C minor chord for guitar in different forms, both open and barre chords.


Cm

  • Cm chord diagram

Cm barre 1st

  • Cm barre chord

Cm barre 2nd

  • Cm barre chord

Try in a chord progression

Eb - Cm - Ab - Eb - Bb

Finger position (Cm chord)

Index (1st) finger on 4th (thinnest) string, 1st fret.
Ring (2nd) finger on 5th (thinnest) string, 3rd fret.

Theory of the Cm chord

The notes that an Cm chord consists of is C, Eb, G.
To get Cm7 add Bb.
To get Cm6 add A.

Inversions

1st inversion: Cm/Eb (means that Eb is the bass note).
2nd inversion: Cm/G (means that G is the bass note).

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