C Minor Chord

Also known as:
Cm , Cmin , Cmi , C

The C Minor Chord has a minor quality which includes a minor Third interval that produces a generally sad sound. C Minor Chord contains the notes C, E, G. The C Minor Chord is a Triad type chord which means it consists of only three notes, the Root C, the Third E, and the Fifth G.

Below you will find the C Minor Chord notes, notation, degrees, intervals, related scales and chords, and more.


C, E, G





C > C0Perfect Unison (P1)
C > E3minor 3rd (m3)
C > G7Perfect 5th (P5)

Scales related to C Minor Chord

Chords related to C Minor Chord

Enharmonic Equivalent

Chord with the same root and notes as the C Minor Chord but different spelling.

B Minor Chord

Same Notes

Chords that have all of the same notes (in any spelling) as the C Minor Chord.

B Minor Chord

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