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    C diminished Chord (Cdim) & C diminished 7th (Cdim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the C diminished chord, abbreviated as Cdim or CΒ°.

    The C diminished triad consists of the notes C, Eβ™­ and Gβ™­. The 2 inversions to the C diminished triad are Eβ™­ Gβ™­ C and Gβ™­ C Eβ™­.

    The C diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Cdim7 or CΒ°7, has the notes C, Eβ™­, Gβ™­ and Bβ™­β™­. The 3 inversions to the C diminished 7th chord are Eβ™­ Gβ™­ Bβ™­β™­ C, Gβ™­ Bβ™­β™­ C Eβ™­ and Bβ™­β™­ C Eβ™­ Gβ™­.

    The intervals of the C diminished chord are the root (C) , minor third (Eβ™­) and diminished fifth (Gβ™­). With the C diminished 7th chord, there's an additional diminished seventh (Bβ™­β™­).

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

    C diminished Chord on Piano

    C diminished chord

    notes: C Eβ™­ Gβ™­

    • C
    • Eβ™­
    • Gβ™­

    C diminished 1st inversion

    notes: Eβ™­ Gβ™­ C

    • Eβ™­
    • Gβ™­
    • C

    C diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: Gβ™­ C Eβ™­

    • Gβ™­
    • C
    • Eβ™­

    C diminished 7th chord

    notes: C Eβ™­ Gβ™­ Bβ™­β™­

    • C
    • Eβ™­
    • Gβ™­
    • A

    C diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: Eβ™­ Gβ™­ Bβ™­β™­ C

    • Eβ™­
    • Gβ™­
    • A
    • C

    C diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: Gβ™­ Bβ™­β™­ C Eβ™­

    • Gβ™­
    • A
    • C
    • Eβ™­

    C diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: Bβ™­β™­ C Eβ™­ Gβ™­

    • A
    • C
    • Eβ™­
    • Gβ™­

    🎸 C diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

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

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    C diminished 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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