Piano Reference: D diminished chord (Ddim) & D diminished 7th Chord (Ddim7)

    Interactive piano reference to the D diminished chord, abbreviated as Ddim or . The D diminished chord consists of the notes D, F and A♭. The 2 inversions to the D diminished chord 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♭.

    In the root position, the D diminished chord has the D as the root, the F as the minor third and the A♭ as the diminished fifth. With the D diminished 7th chord there's the addition of C♭ as the diminished seventh.

    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

    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 dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dim C 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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