The F sharp minor 7 chord (F#m7) an F# minor chord (F# – A – C#) with the ‘flat 7’ of the F# Major scale included (E).
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.
The F#m chord is quite popular, as it is the relative minor chord of A Major, the 2nd chord in the key of E Major and the 3rd chord in the key of D Major. As those three keys are popular guitar keys, F sharp minor 7 gets a lot of attention as well.
Some Quick F#m7 Chord Theory
- The F sharp minor 7 chord contains the notes F#, A, C# and E.
- The F#m7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the F sharp Major scale.
- The F 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).
- F#m7 is an F#m chord, with the flat 7th (E) included.
10 Ways To Play The F Sharp Minor 7 Chord
If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for F#m7, here they are.
- A guide to minor 7 chords
- F sharp natural minor scale
- F# minor 7 arpeggio
- F# minor chord
- Chords page
- How guitar chords work