Piano Reference: C♯ diminished chord (C♯dim) & C♯ diminished 7th Chord (C♯dim7)

    Interactive piano reference to the C♯ diminished chord, abbreviated as C♯dim or C♯°. The C♯ diminished chord consists of the notes C♯, E and G. The 2 inversions to the C♯ diminished chord are E G C♯ and G C♯ E.

    The C♯ diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as C♯dim7 or C♯°7, has the notes C♯, E, G and B♭. The 3 inversions to the C♯ diminished 7th chord are E G B♭ C♯, G B♭ C♯ E and B♭ C♯ E G.

    In the root position, the C♯ diminished chord has the C♯ as the root, the E as the minor third and the G as the diminished fifth. With the C♯ diminished 7th chord there's the addition of B♭ as the diminished seventh.

    C♯ diminished chord

    notes: C♯ E G

    • C
    • E
    • G

    C♯ diminished 1st inversion

    notes: E G C♯

    • E
    • G
    • C

    C♯ diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: G C♯ E

    • G
    • C
    • E

    C♯ diminished 7th chord

    notes: C♯ E G B♭

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • B

    C♯ diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: E G B♭ C♯

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • C

    C♯ diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: G B♭ C♯ E

    • G
    • B
    • C
    • E

    C♯ diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: B♭ C♯ E G

    • B
    • C
    • E
    • G

    lookup a different chord:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorC majorD majorF majorG majorA major

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C minorD minorF minorG minorA minor

    C dimD dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dimD dimF dimG dimA dim


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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