Gdim Guitar Chord
G diminished for guitar

Gdim Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: G Bb Db (R m3 m5).


Gdim Chord

Full name: G diminished
Guitar sound:

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Gdim Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x x x 0 2 3 Difficulty level: Rookie
Gdim for guitar on frets x, x, x, 0, 2, 3 Gdim for guitar on frets x, x, x, 0, 2, 3

Simplified notation: 3 1 x 0 2 3
Gdim for guitar on frets 3, 1, x, 0, 2, 3 Gdim for guitar on frets 3, 1, x, 0, 2, 3


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


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


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


Simplified notation: x x 5 3 2 3
Gdim for guitar on frets x, x, 5, 3, 2, 3 Gdim for guitar on frets x, x, 5, 3, 2, 3




Gdim Inversions on guitar


Gdim Chord Structure

Notes: G Bb Db
Interval structure: R m3 m5

Chord construction:
R = G
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Bb + minor interval = Db (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)


Gdim on other instruments

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


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Gdim Chord Harmonized Progressions

G# major scale harmonized triads
G# A#m Cm C# D# Fm Gdim

F natural minor scale harmonized triads
Fm Gdim Ab Bbm Cm Db Eb

F harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Fm Gdim Abaug Bbm C Db Edim

G# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#dim Baug C#m D# E Gdim

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

G# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#m Baug C# D# Fdim Gdim




Scales Related to Gdim

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

Gdim chord staff

Musical staff for the Gdim chord

Gdim summary table

Guitar chord name Gdim (G diminished)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureG Bb Db (R m3 m5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  
Chord Construction R = G
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Bb + minor interval = Db (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
Gdim on other instrumentsGdim piano
Gdim Piano chord chart
Gdim guitar
Gdim Guitar chord chart
Gdim ukulele
Gdim mandolin
Gdim banjo

Tweak notes of Gdim

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References related to this chord

basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Triads on Wikipedia