G diminished Chord (Gdim) & G diminished 7th Chord on Piano

    A piano keyboard reference for the G diminished chord, abbreviated as Gdim or .

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

    The G diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Gdim7 or G°7, has the notes G, B♭, D♭ and F♭. The 3 inversions to the G diminished 7th chord are B♭ D♭ F♭ G, D♭ F♭ G B♭ and F♭ G B♭ D♭.

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

    G diminished chord

    notes: G B♭ D♭

    • G
    • B
    • D

    G diminished 1st inversion

    notes: B♭ D♭ G

    • B
    • D
    • G

    G diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: D♭ G B♭

    • D
    • G
    • B

    G diminished 7th chord

    notes: G B♭ D♭ F♭

    • G
    • B
    • D
    • E

    G diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: B♭ D♭ F♭ G

    • B
    • D
    • G

    G diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: D♭ F♭ G B♭

    • D
    • G
    • B

    G diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: F♭ G B♭ D♭

    • G
    • B
    • D

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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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