C#m Guitar Chord
C sharp minor for guitar

C#m Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 9 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C# E G# (R m3 5).


C#m Chord

Full name: C sharp minor
AKA: C#min   C#-  
Guitar sound:

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C#m Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 4 2 1 3 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 2, 1, 3, x C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 2, 1, 3, x

Simplified notation: x 4 6 6 5 4 Difficulty level: Intermediate
C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 6, 6, 5, 4 C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 6, 6, 5, 4

Simplified notation: 9 11 11 9 9 9 Difficulty level: Intermediate
C#m for guitar on frets 9, 11, 11, 9, 9, 9 C#m for guitar on frets 9, 11, 11, 9, 9, 9

Simplified notation: x x 11 9 9 12 Difficulty level: Advanced
C#m for guitar on frets x, x, 11, 9, 9, 12 C#m for guitar on frets x, x, 11, 9, 9, 12

Simplified notation: x x 11 13 14 12 Difficulty level: Professional
C#m for guitar on frets x, x, 11, 13, 14, 12 C#m for guitar on frets x, x, 11, 13, 14, 12

Simplified notation: x 4 2 x 2 4
C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 2, x, 2, 4 C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 2, x, 2, 4


Simplified notation: x 4 6 6 5 x
C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 6, 6, 5, x C#m for guitar on frets x, 4, 6, 6, 5, x


Simplified notation: 9 7 6 x 9 x
C#m for guitar on frets 9, 7, 6, x, 9, x C#m for guitar on frets 9, 7, 6, x, 9, x


Simplified notation: 9 7 x 6 x 9
C#m for guitar on frets 9, 7, x, 6, x, 9 C#m for guitar on frets 9, 7, x, 6, x, 9




C#m Inversions on guitar


C#m Chord Structure

Notes: C# E G#
Interval structure: R m3 5

Chord construction:
R = C#
C# + minor interval = E (scale degree = minor 3rd)
E + major interval = G# (scale degree = 5th)


Dbm ;


C#m on other instruments

C#m piano
C#m Piano chord chart
C#m guitar
C#m Guitar chord chart
C#m ukulele
C#m mandolin
C#m banjo


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C#m Chord Harmonized Progressions

B major scale harmonized triads
B Dbm (C#m) Ebm E Gb Abm Bbdim

A major scale harmonized triads
A Bm Dbm (C#m) D E Gbm Abdim

E major scale harmonized triads
E Gbm Abm A B Dbm (C#m) Ebdim

C# natural minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim E F#m G#m A B

G# natural minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#dim B C#m D#m E F#

F# natural minor scale harmonized triads
F#m G#dim A Bm C#m D E

C# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim Eaug F#m G# A Cdim

G# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#dim Baug C#m D# E Gdim

C# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#m Eaug F# G# A#dim Cdim

B melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Bm Dbm (C#m) Daug E Gb Abdim Bbdim




Scales Related to C#m

Scales that include all of the notes of C#m.
E major A major B major C#/Db melodic minor B melodic minor E ionian A ionian B ionian C#/Db harmonic minor F harmonic minor G#/Ab harmonic minor C#/Db natural minor F#/Gb natural minor G#/Ab natural minor C#/Db dorian F#/Gb dorian B dorian C#/Db phrygian D#/Eb phrygian G#/Ab phrygian

C#m chord staff

Musical staff for the C#m chord

C#m summary table

Guitar chord name C#m (C sharp minor)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureC# E G# (R m3 5)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords Dbm ;
Chord Categories basic minor triad   Minor chord  
Other Notations C#min   C#-  
Chord Construction R = C#
C# + minor interval = E (scale degree = minor 3rd)
E + major interval = G# (scale degree = 5th)
C#m on other instrumentsC#m piano
C#m Piano chord chart
C#m guitar
C#m Guitar chord chart
C#m ukulele
C#m mandolin
C#m banjo

Tweak notes of C#m

 
D
G#
E
C#
 
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References related to this chord

basic minor triad   Minor chord  

Minor Chords on Wikipedia