Cdim Guitar Chord
C diminished for guitar

Cdim Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C Eb Gb (R m3 m5).


Cdim Chord

Full name: C diminished
Guitar sound:

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Cdim Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 3 1 x 1 1 Difficulty level: Professional
Cdim for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, x, 1, 1 Cdim for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, x, 1, 1

Simplified notation: x 3 1 x 1 2
Cdim for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, x, 1, 2 Cdim for guitar on frets x, 3, 1, x, 1, 2


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


Simplified notation: 8 9 10 8 x 8
Cdim for guitar on frets 8, 9, 10, 8, x, 8 Cdim for guitar on frets 8, 9, 10, 8, x, 8


Simplified notation: 8 6 x x 7 8
Cdim for guitar on frets 8, 6, x, x, 7, 8 Cdim for guitar on frets 8, 6, x, x, 7, 8


Simplified notation: x x 10 8 7 8
Cdim for guitar on frets x, x, 10, 8, 7, 8 Cdim for guitar on frets x, x, 10, 8, 7, 8




Cdim Inversions on guitar


Cdim chord charts for left handed guitar

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Cdim Chord Structure

Notes: C Eb Gb
Interval structure: R m3 m5

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


Cdim on other instruments

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


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Cdim Chord Harmonized Progressions

C# major scale harmonized triads
C# D#m Fm F# G# A#m Cdim

A# natural minor scale harmonized triads
A#m Cdim Db D#m Fm F# G#

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

C# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim Eaug F#m G# A Cdim

D# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
D#m Fm Gbaug G# A# Cdim Ddim

C# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#m Eaug F# G# A#dim Cdim




Scales Related to Cdim

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

Cdim chord staff

Musical staff for the Cdim chord

Cdim summary table

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

Tweak notes of Cdim

F
C
 
D#
C
 
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