Piano Reference: E diminished chord (Edim) & E diminished 7th Chord (Edim7)

    Interactive piano reference to the E diminished chord, abbreviated as Edim or . The E diminished chord consists of the notes E, G and B♭. The 2 inversions to the E diminished chord are G B♭ E and B♭ E G.

    The E diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Edim7 or E°7, has the notes E, G, B♭ and D♭. The 3 inversions to the E diminished 7th chord are G B♭ D♭ E, B♭ D♭ E G and D♭ E G B♭.

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

    E diminished chord

    notes: E G B♭

    • E
    • G
    • B

    E diminished 1st inversion

    notes: G B♭ E

    • G
    • B
    • E

    E diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: B♭ E G

    • B
    • E
    • G

    E diminished 7th chord

    notes: E G B♭ D♭

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • D

    E diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: G B♭ D♭ E

    • G
    • B
    • D
    • E

    E diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: B♭ D♭ E G

    • B
    • D
    • E
    • G

    E diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: D♭ E G B♭

    • D
    • E
    • G
    • B

    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 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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