D diminished Chord (Ddim) & D diminished 7th (Ddim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the D diminished chord, abbreviated as Ddim or D°.

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

    The D diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Ddim7 or D°7, has the notes D, F, A♭ and C♭. The 3 inversions to the D diminished 7th chord are F A♭ C♭ D, A♭ C♭ D F and C♭ D F A♭.

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

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

    D diminished Chord on Piano

    D diminished chord

    notes: D F A♭

    • D
    • F
    • A♭

    D diminished 1st inversion

    notes: F A♭ D

    • F
    • A♭
    • D

    D diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: A♭ D F

    • A♭
    • D
    • F

    D diminished 7th chord

    notes: D F A♭ C♭

    • D
    • F
    • A♭
    • B

    D diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: F A♭ C♭ D

    • F
    • A♭
    • B
    • D

    D diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: A♭ C♭ D F

    • A♭
    • B
    • D
    • F

    D diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: C♭ D F A♭

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A♭

    🎸 D diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

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

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    D 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 D diminished chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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