fm piano chord with pictures and audio examples

In this post, we will learn how to form the f♯m piano chord also known as the f sharp minor chord and to make things easier to understand, I’ve also made images showing the chord and its various inversions.

The f♯ m piano chord is constructed using the notes F♯, A, C♯.

The f♯ m piano chord can be formed very easily by stacking the root, minor third and perfect fifth note on top of each other. If that seems confusing, then the following simple minor chord formula will make it easier for you to understand.

F♯ minor piano chord (F♯m) formula

To form any minor chord, you simply have to count three steps to the right of the current key, and the key that you land on will be the second note in the chord.

From the second key, if you move four steps to the right, you will land on another key and this key will be the third note of the chord.

Let us apply this formula to the f♯m piano chord:

From the root note f♯, let us count three steps to the right G, G♯, A. The third key we land on is the second note in the F-sharp minor chord.

From the note A, let us count four steps to the right A♯, B, C, C♯. The fourth key that we land on is the third note of the f♯m piano chord.

The following images show the f♯ m piano triad chords:

f♯m piano minor chord in root position

f♯m piano chord first inversion

E minor chord second inversion