C sharp minor piano chord - C#m

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

Interactive piano diagram for the C sharp minor chord

Piano keyboard displaying the C sharp minor chord with the notes FbEC#DbG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of C#m. The chords include more notes but always C#, E and G#.

Reduced chords

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

Scales with C#m

Below you find all scales that include C#m:

  • minor
  • major blues
  • minor blues
  • melodic minor
  • harmonic minor
  • dorian
  • phrygian
  • vietnamese 1
  • pelog
  • hirajoshi
  • minor pentatonic
  • minor six pentatonic
  • flat three pentatonic
  • minor #7M pentatonic
  • minor hexatonic
  • augmented
  • dorian b2
  • augmented heptatonic
  • dorian #4
  • lydian diminished
  • balinese
  • neopolitan major
  • 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 sharp 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 C#m chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the C sharp minor chord (C#m). The notes C#, E and G# are highlighted.