G minor chord
G minor chord for piano (including Gm/Bb and Gm/D inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular G minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Gm (alternatively Gmin).
Theory: The G minor chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: G - Bb - D
G minor - inversions
Explanation: Gm/Bb is a G minor chord with Bb as the bass note and Gm/D is a G minor chord with D as the bass note.
Gm/Bb (1st inversion)
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
Gm/D (2nd inversion)
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
See also Gm chords with alternative bass notes ›