Cm7 Guitar Chord
C minor seventh for guitar

Cm7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C Eb G Bb (R m3 5 m7).


Cm7 Chord

Full name: C minor seventh
AKA: Cmin7   C-7  
Guitar sound:

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Cm7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 3 5 3 4 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 3, 4, 3 Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 3, 4, 3

Simplified notation: 8 x 8 8 8 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, x, 8, 8, 8, x Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, x, 8, 8, 8, x

Simplified notation: 8 10 10 8 11 8 Difficulty level: Advanced
Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 10, 8, 11, 8 Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 10, 8, 11, 8

Simplified notation: x 3 1 3 1 3
Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, 3, 1, 3 Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, 3, 1, 3


Simplified notation: 8 10 8 8 8 8
Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 8, 8, 8, 8 Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 8, 8, 8, 8


Simplified notation: 8 6 5 5 x 6
Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 6, 5, 5, x, 6 Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, 6, 5, 5, x, 6


Simplified notation: x 3 5 5 4 6
Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 5, 4, 6 Cm7 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 5, 4, 6


Simplified notation: 8 x 10 8 11 11
Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, x, 10, 8, 11, 11 Cm7 for guitar on frets 8, x, 10, 8, 11, 11




Cm7 Inversions on guitar


Cm7 Chord Structure

Notes: C Eb G Bb
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7

Chord construction:
R = C
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Eb + major interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = minor 7th)


Cm7\D# ; Cm7\Eb ;


Cm7 on other instruments

Cm7 piano
Cm7 Piano chord chart
Cm7 guitar
Cm7 Guitar chord chart
Cm7 ukulele
Cm7 mandolin
Cm7 banjo


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Cm7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

A# major scale harmonized 7th chords
A#maj7 Cm7 Dm7 D#maj7 F7 Gm7 Am7b5

G# major scale harmonized 7th chords
G#maj7 A#m7 Cm7 C#maj7 D#7 Fm7 Gm7b5

D# major scale harmonized 7th chords
D#maj7 Fm7 Gm7 G#maj7 A#7 Cm7 Dm7b5

C natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Cm7 Dm7b5 Ebmaj7 Fm7 Gm7 Abmaj7 Bb7

G natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Gm7 Am7b5 Bbmaj7 Cm7 Dm7 Ebmaj7 F7

F natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Fm7 Gm7b5 Abmaj7 Bbm7 Cm7 Dbmaj7 Eb7

G harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Gm(maj7) Am7b5 Bbmaj7#5 Cm7 D7 Ebmaj7 Gbdim7

A# melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
A#m(maj7) Cm7 Dbmaj7#5 D#7 F7 Gdim7 Am7b5




Scales Related to Cm7

Scales that include all of the notes of Cm7.
D#/Eb major G#/Ab major A#/Bb major A#/Bb melodic minor D#/Eb ionian G#/Ab ionian A#/Bb ionian G harmonic minor C natural minor F natural minor G natural minor C dorian F dorian A#/Bb dorian C phrygian D phrygian G phrygian C#/Db lydian D#/Eb lydian G#/Ab lydian

Cm7 chord staff

Musical staff for the Cm7 chord

Cm7 summary table

Guitar chord name Cm7 (C minor seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureC Eb G Bb (R m3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords Cm7\D# ; Cm7\Eb ;
Chord Categories minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Cmin7   C-7  
Chord Construction R = C
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Eb + major interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = minor 7th)
Cm7 on other instrumentsCm7 piano
Cm7 Piano chord chart
Cm7 guitar
Cm7 Guitar chord chart
Cm7 ukulele
Cm7 mandolin
Cm7 banjo

Tweak notes of Cm7

G
D#
A#
G
C
 
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References related to this chord

minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

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