Cm Guitar Chord | Standard Tuning

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Cmin, CMI, C minor

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E♭
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Here you can see a chord chart, tablature, and a picture of the C minor chord in action. Be sure to master this chord as it is used often.

 
 
 
 
 
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G
E♭
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This is the C minor chord played in barre form. This voicing utilizes the visual shape of the "open" Am chord.

 
 
 
 
 
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G
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This is the Cm barre chord based on the "open" Am chord shape.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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C
G
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G
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This is a Cm barre chord. The shape of this chord is based on the "open" Em voicing.

 
 
 
 
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G
E♭
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This is an abbreviated version of the C minor barre chord.

 
 
 
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This is an abbreviated version of the c minor barre chord.

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E♭
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This voicing for Cm is used in the song "Blackbird" by the Beatles.

 
 
 
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E♭
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The fifth string is omitted from this voicing of Cm.

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C
G
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This is the "open" Cm chord.

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This Cm chord utilizes the visual shape of the "open" Gm chord.

 
 
 
 
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G
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This Cm voicing utilizes the visual shape of the "open" Dm chord.

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G
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In this chord diagram, the "open" Cm shape is transposed one octave higher.

 
 
 
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G
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This is a Cm triad played in first inversion.

 
 
 
 
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E♭
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This is an abbreviated version of the Cm barre chord played in eighth position.

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E♭
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This is a Cm triad played in root position.

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G
 

This three string Cm triad is played in second inversion.

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G
E♭

This Cm triad is played in first inversion.

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This is a Cm triad played in second inversion. In other words, the fifth of the chord (G) is played as the lowest note.

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This is a Cm triad played in first inversion. The third of the chord (Eb) is played as the lowest note.

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This is a closed position voicing of a Cm triad.

The Cm chord can also be known as Cmin, CMI, C minor chord

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