B diminished Chord (Bdim) & B diminished 7th (Bdim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the B diminished chord, abbreviated as Bdim or B°.

    The B diminished triad consists of the notes B, D and F. The 2 inversions to the B diminished triad are D F B and F B D.

    The B diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Bdim7 or B°7, has the notes B, D, F and A♭. The 3 inversions to the B diminished 7th chord are D F A♭ B, F A♭ B D and A♭ B D F.

    The intervals of the B diminished chord are the root (B) , minor third (D) and diminished fifth (F). With the B diminished 7th chord, there's an additional diminished seventh (A♭).

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the B diminished and B diminished7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    B diminished Chord on Piano

    B diminished chord

    notes: B D F

    • B
    • D
    • F

    B diminished 1st inversion

    notes: D F B

    • D
    • F
    • B

    B diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: F B D

    • F
    • B
    • D

    B diminished 7th chord

    notes: B D F A♭

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A♭

    B diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: D F A♭ B

    • D
    • F
    • A♭
    • B

    B diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: F A♭ B D

    • F
    • A♭
    • B
    • D

    B diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: A♭ B D F

    • A♭
    • B
    • D
    • F

    🎸 B diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the B diminished chord and the B diminished 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    B diminished 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this B diminished chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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