Bdim Guitar Chord

Bdim Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B D F (R m3 m5).


Bdim Chord

Full name: B diminished
Guitar sound:

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Bdim Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x x 9 10 12 10 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bdim for guitar on frets x, x, 9, 10, 12, 10 Bdim for guitar on frets x, x, 9, 10, 12, 10

Simplified notation: x 2 0 x 0 1
Bdim for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, x, 0, 1 Bdim for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, x, 0, 1


Simplified notation: x 2 3 4 3 x
Bdim for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 4, 3, x Bdim for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 4, 3, x


Simplified notation: 7 8 9 7 x 7
Bdim for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, x, 7 Bdim for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, x, 7


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


Simplified notation: x 14 12 x 12 13
Bdim for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, x, 12, 13 Bdim for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, x, 12, 13


Simplified notation: x x 9 7 6 7
Bdim for guitar on frets x, x, 9, 7, 6, 7 Bdim for guitar on frets x, x, 9, 7, 6, 7




Bdim Inversions on guitar

Bdim\D guitar chord
Bdim\F guitar chord

Bdim chord charts for left handed guitar

Bdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handedBdim guitar chord left handed


Bdim Chord Structure

Notes: B D F
Interval structure: R m3 m5

Chord construction:
R = B
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)


Bdim on other instruments

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


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Bdim Chord Harmonized Progressions

C major scale harmonized triads
C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

A natural minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim C Dm Em F G

A harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim Caug Dm E F Abdim

C harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Ebaug Fm G Ab Bdim

D melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Em Faug G A Bdim Dbdim

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




Scales Related to Bdim

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

Bdim chord staff

Musical staff for the Bdim chord

Bdim summary table

Guitar chord name Bdim (B diminished)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB D F (R m3 m5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  
Chord Construction R = B
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
Bdim on other instrumentsBdim piano
Bdim Piano chord chart
Bdim guitar
Bdim Guitar chord chart
Bdim ukulele
Bdim ukulele chord
Bdim mandolin
Bdim mandolin chord
Bdim banjo
Bdim banjo chord

Tweak notes of Bdim

D
B
F
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References related to this chord

basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Triads on Wikipedia

 
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