We now focus on 7th chords, and specifically on the C minor 7th mandolin chord. Although there are many positions (ways, variants etc.) to play the C m7 mandolin chord, I suggest you start with the slideshow that shows the most common mandolin chord positions for C m7 – displayed on the top of the page above, fingered for your convenience.
For practical reasons, I have included also a Chord Chart for C m7 on mandolin, feel free to print it.
What is a C minor 7th (C m7) chord?
The C m7 is a 7th chord, i.e. it consists of four notes as following:
The C m7 is an minor 7th chord, because the interval between the root (note C) and the seventh (note Bb) is a minor seventh interval.
See how the C m7 chord is written on sheet paper:
If you need a blank sheet paper to write it down in order to understand it, you can download one from theMandolinTuner free blank music paper sheet.
How to Practice chords on the mandolin
There are many good articles here at theMandolinTuner for practicing chords. I suggest you start with:
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Ok, it is now time to practice. Grab your mandolin and try to play these chord variants now, it is easy, just follow the instructions!
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