F diminished Chord (Fdim) & F diminished 7th Chord on Piano

    A piano keyboard reference for the F diminished chord, abbreviated as Fdim or .

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

    The F diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Fdim7 or F°7, has the notes F, A♭, C♭ and E♭♭. The 3 inversions to the F diminished 7th chord are A♭ C♭ E♭♭ F, C♭ E♭♭ F A♭ and E♭♭ C♭ F A♭.

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

    F diminished chord

    notes: F A♭ C♭

    • F
    • A
    • B

    F diminished 1st inversion

    notes: A♭ C♭ F

    • A
    • B
    • F

    F diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: C♭ F A♭

    • B
    • F
    • A

    F diminished 7th chord

    notes: F A♭ C♭ E♭♭

    • F
    • A
    • B
    • D

    F diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: A♭ C♭ E♭♭ F

    • A
    • B
    • D
    • F

    F diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: C♭ E♭♭ F A♭

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A

    F diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: E♭♭ C♭ F A♭

    • D
    • F
    • A
    • B

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    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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