Cm7 Piano Chord

Cm7

C Minor 7th (with 5th)

Root
C
5th
G
Min 3rd
Eb
Min 7th
Bb
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
C
Eb
G
Bb

The Notes in a C Minor 7th (with 5th) Chord

The 5th

Finding G from C step by step:

  • Start on: C
  • Step 1: move up to Db
  • Step 2: move up to D
  • Step 3: move up to Eb
  • Step 4: move up to E
  • Step 5: move up to F
  • Step 6: move up to Gb
  • Step 7: Land on G
5th
G
Root
C
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • Db is a minor second above C.
  • D is a major 2nd above C.
  • Eb is a minor third above C.
  • E is a major third above C.
  • F is a fourth above C.
  • Gb is a flat fifth above C.
  • G is a fifth above C.

The Min 3rd

Finding Eb from C step by step:

  • Start on: C
  • Step 1: move up to Db
  • Step 2: move up to D
  • Step 3: Land on Eb
Min 3rd
Eb
Root
C
1
2
  • Db is a minor second above C.
  • D is a major 2nd above C.
  • Eb is a minor third above C.

The Min 7th

Finding Bb from C step by step:

  • Start on: C
  • Step 1: move down to B
  • Step 2: Land on Bb
Min 7th
Bb
Root
C
1
  • B is a minor second below C.
  • Bb is a major 2nd below C. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note Bb is down 2 half-steps from C, but up 10 half-steps from C:
Min 7th
Bb
Root
C
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9