C# Guitar Chord Alternate 1. Place your 1st finger on the 3rd string/1st fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 4th string/2nd fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 2nd string/2nd fret, Place your 1st finger on the 4th string/2nd fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 5th string/4th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 3rd string/4th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 1st string/4th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 2nd string/5th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 3rd string/6th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 4th string/6th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 5th string/4th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 1st string/4th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 2nd string/5th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 5th string/4th fret, Use your 1st finger to bar the strings at the 4th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 4th string/6th fret, Place your 4th finger on 3rd string/6th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 4th string/6th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 5th string/7th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 6th string/9th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 3rd string/9th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 5th string/7th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 6th string/9th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 2nd string/9th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 1st string/9th fret, Use your 1st finger to bar the strings on the 9th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 5th string/11th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 4th string/11th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 1st string/12th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 5th string/11th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 4th string/11th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 6th string/9th fret, Place your 2nd finger on the 3rd string/9th fret, Use your first finger to cover strings 2 and 3 at the 9th fret, Place your 1st finger on the 4th string/11th fret, Place your 3rd finger on the 3rd string/13th fret, Place your 4th finger on the 2nd string/14th fret. C# Minor Beginners can find it hard to play the C#m chord (pronounced C sharp minor) because the version in most chord books has a barre in it. Place your 3rd finger on the 11th fret of the A string. In “Broken Wings” Mr. Mister used C-sharp minor to express a deep need to make things right in a threatened relationship. Oh, and have you downloaded the Uberchord app yet? E IV. It might not always be the most prominent chord in the mix, but it's essential to the sound nonetheless. Then you reach into your pocket and pull out a blues harp and start playing “Folsom Prison Blues.” But the blues harp can only play in one key. We’ll take a trip through C-sharp minor’s history, look at the basic chord shapes, and play some C-sharp minor songs. A VII. 4frx11243Barre 5 with Finger 1G#C#EC#G#. So this week we’ll be referring to the chord and scale of the enharmonic duo C-sharp minor and D-flat minor as simply C-sharp minor, which at four sharps is considerably less of a headache to write and play. !function(e,r,d){var t,c=e.getElementsByTagName(r)[0];e.getElementById(d)||(t=e.createElement(r),t.id=d,t.src="https://uberchord-backend.firebaseapp.com/uberchord-embed-sdk.js",c.parentNode.insertBefore(t,c))}(document,"script","uberchord-jssdk"); If you want a higher sound, the basic G minor chord position at the ninth fret also makes a C# minor chord. Learn to play the guitar fast with an expert guitar instructor. In “Message in a Bottle,” written in C-sharp minor, The Police pointed out that as lonely and sad as we feel, we’re never alone in our misery; at some point everyone sends out an SOS to the world. It’s relatively easy to play and gives a nice sound. We'll start with some of the easier voicings, in open position. (5th string.) As you experiment, be sure to use your Uberchord app to help you improve your tone and timing and to try out new rhythms and strumming techniques. Just take care, as you'll have to pull off a big finger stretch in order to get it right: The 7th fret also requires you to do some mighty stretching to achieve your C# Minor chord: On the 9th fret, you'll find a few more barre-chord versions of C# Minor, along with three non-barre variants that offer a slightly different sound: There's one last voicing you can use for C# Minor, if you don't mind going all the way up to the 11th fret to do it: Even if you aren't using the C# Minor chord regularly, it'll still be a good one to have in your back pocket.