Cm7 chord

Cm7 chord for guitar in different forms, including closed and barre chords.

 

Cm7

Cm7 chord diagram

The diagram shows a recommendation of how to play the chord. Mute the 4rd string with the index finger. Cm7 is a four-note chord consisting of C, Eb, G, Bb. Cm7 is an abbreviation for C minor 7th.

Alternative shapes

Cm7 barre

  • Cm7 barre shape

Cm7 barre

  • Cm7 barre shape

Cm7

    • Cm7 chord voicing

Cm7

  • Cm7 chord voicing

Cm7 (capo 3)

  • Cm7 capo diagram

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

Cm7 - Dm7 - Eb

Comments

There are no common way to play this chord with open strings.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the Cm7 chord consists of are C, Eb, G, Bb.
To get Cm9 add D.
To get C7 replace Eb with E.

Alternatives with capo

Am7 shape with a capo on 3rd fret (see picture).
Em7 shape with a capo on 8th fret.

Chord names

Cm7 is a minor 7th chord (a less common abbreviation is Cmin7). Cm7/Eb, Cm7/G and Cm7/Bb are inversions of the chord.

Written in tab format (main version)

- 3 -
- 4 -
- 3 -
- - -
- 3 -
- - -

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