Adim Guitar Chord
A diminished for guitar

Adim Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 5 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C Eb (R m3 m5).


Adim Chord

Full name: A diminished
Guitar sound:


Adim Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 1 2 1 x Difficulty level: Rookie
Adim for guitar on frets x, 0, 1, 2, 1, x Adim for guitar on frets x, 0, 1, 2, 1, x

Simplified notation: 5 6 7 5 x 5
Adim for guitar on frets 5, 6, 7, 5, x, 5 Adim for guitar on frets 5, 6, 7, 5, x, 5


Simplified notation: 5 3 x x 4 5
Adim for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, x, 4, 5 Adim for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, x, 4, 5


Simplified notation: x 12 10 x 10 11
Adim for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, x, 10, 11 Adim for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, x, 10, 11


Simplified notation: x x 7 5 4 5
Adim for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 5, 4, 5 Adim for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 5, 4, 5




Adim Chord Structure

Notes: A C Eb
Interval structure: R m3 m5

Chord construction:
R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)


Adim on other instruments

Adim piano
Adim Piano chord chart
Adim guitar
Adim Guitar chord chart
Adim ukulele
Adim mandolin
Adim banjo


Change tuning

Adim Chord Harmonized Progressions

A# major scale harmonized triads
A# Cm Dm D# F Gm Adim

G natural minor scale harmonized triads
Gm Adim Bb Cm Dm Eb F

G harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Gm Adim Bbaug Cm D Eb Gbdim

A# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
A#m Cdim Dbaug D#m F F# Adim

C melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Dm Ebaug F G Adim Bdim

A# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
A#m Cm Dbaug D# F Gdim Adim




Scales Related to Adim

Scales that include all of the notes of Adim.
A#/Bb major C melodic minor A#/Bb melodic minor A#/Bb ionian C#/Db harmonic minor E harmonic minor G harmonic minor A#/Bb harmonic minor G natural minor C dorian D phrygian D#/Eb lydian F mixolydian G aeolian A locrian A blues C diminished (halftone - wholetone) D diminished (halftone - wholetone) D#/Eb diminished (halftone - wholetone) F diminished (halftone - wholetone)

Adim summary table

Guitar chord name Adim (A diminished)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C Eb (R m3 m5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
Adim on other instrumentsAdim piano
Adim Piano chord chart
Adim guitar
Adim Guitar chord chart
Adim ukulele
Adim mandolin
Adim banjo

Alter notes of Adim

 
C
A
D#
A
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Triads on Wikipedia

 
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