Let’s look at how to play a Cm (C minor) chord on the piano. We’ll also learn the pattern for building any minor chord.
What Are Minor Chords?
And while there are three types of minor scales (natural, harmonic and melodic), it doesn’t matter which one you use, because the first, third and fifth notes of all three will be the same.
How to Play a Cm Chord
So to play a Cm chord on the piano, we’ll play the first, third and fifth notes of a C minor scale: C – E♭ – G
C – E♭ – G
Other Chord Types
Some of the other chord types you can learn are:
Minor chords sound really beautiful on the piano, and are fun to use when playing creatively. They lend themselves naturally to slower and more introspective music.
Piano chords are a wonderful way to enjoy this beautiful instrument!