The F Minor Chord On The Piano – Charts, Fingering & Inversions

F minor Chord piano diagram

The F Minor chord on the piano consists of the notes F, Ab, and C, creating a dark and moody sound perfect for genres such as jazz and classical music.

How to play the F Minor Chord on the piano

F Minor Chord in root position

The left hand should be positioned with the thumb on C, the pinky on F, and the middle finger on Ab. The right hand should be positioned with the thumb on F, the middle finger on Ab, and the pinky on C. Both hands should be curved and relaxed, with the fingers hovering just above the keys.

F Minor Chord inversions

First Inversion

For F minor from root (F-Ab-C) to first inversion (Ab-C-F), your thumb goes to Ab, your second finger goes on C, and your pinky jumps to the higher F.

Second Inversion

Move from F minor root position to 2nd inversion (C-F-Ab) by sliding thumb to C, middle to F, and pinky to Ab.