The minor 7 chord in general is a very common and popular chord. Along with the Major 7 and Dominant 7 chords, the minor 7 chord is one of the most common 7th chords in all of music.
C#m7 is a common chord, because it is the relative minor of E Major. It is also the 3rd chord in the key of A and the second chord in the key of B.
Some Quick C#m7 Chord Theory
- The C sharp minor 7 chord contains the notes C#, E, G# and B.
- The C#m7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the F Major scale.
- The C sharp minor 7 chord (just like all minor 7 chords) contains the following intervals (from the root note): minor 3rd, Major 3rd, minor 3rd, Major 2nd (back to the root note).
- C#m7 is a C#m chord, with the flat 7th (B) included.
10 Ways To Play The C Sharp Minor 7 Chord
If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for C#m7, here they are.