How To Play The Cmin Chord On Guitar

Cmin chord

Cmin Chord Guitar Instructions

To play the Cmin chord on your guitar, picture the Cmin chord chart shown as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).

The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.

Play the Cmin chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.

Cmin Guitar Chord Finger Positions

Here's where to position your fingers when you play the Cmin chord:

  1. Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to the standard tuning (EADGBe)
  2. Index finger: barre the 3rd fret. Use your index finger to barre the 3rd fret (don’t worry about the 6th string, we won’t need to play that one).
  3. Middle finger: 4th fret, 2nd string. Place your middle finger on the 4th fret of the 2nd string.
  4. Ring finger: 5th fret, 4th string. Place your ring finger on the 5th fret of the 4th string.
  5. Pinky finger: 5th fret, 3rd string. Place your pinky finger on the 5th fret of the 3rd string.
  6. Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th string.

guitar strings and finger positions diagram

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These Songs Use The Cmin Chord

Mastered playing the Cmin chord on your guitar? Challenge yourself by trying to play these songs to help you memorise it (they all use the Cmin chord)!

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