C minor piano chord - Cm

The C minor chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes C, Eb and G.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Cm.

Interactive piano diagram for the C minor chord

Piano keyboard displaying the C minor chord with the notes B#CGD#Eb

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Cm. The chords include more notes but always C, Eb and G.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Cm. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Cm.

Scales with Cm

Below you find all scales that include Cm:

  • vietnamese 1
  • pelog
  • hirajoshi
  • minor pentatonic
  • minor six pentatonic
  • flat three pentatonic
  • minor #7M pentatonic
  • minor hexatonic
  • augmented
  • major blues
  • minor blues
  • harmonic minor
  • dorian b2
  • melodic minor
  • augmented heptatonic
  • dorian #4
  • lydian diminished
  • phrygian
  • balinese
  • neopolitan major
  • aeolian
  • dorian
  • hungarian minor
  • hungarian major
  • flamenco
  • todi raga
  • lydian #9
  • spanish heptatonic
  • bebop minor
  • bebop locrian
  • minor bebop
  • minor six diminished
  • half-whole diminished
  • kafi raga
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • messiaen's mode #7
  • chromatic

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C minor piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Cm chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the C minor chord (Cm). The notes C, Eb and G are highlighted.