C minor chord

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


  • Cm chord diagram


  • Cm7


  • Cm6

Try in a chord progression

Eb - Cm - Ab - Eb - Bb

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.


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

C minor played as barre chord

Here's the two ways to play C minor as barre chord:

barre chord diagram 1barre chord diagram 2

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