Cdim Piano Chord

Cdim for Piano has the notes C Eb Gb. Listen to it and learn about its interval structure: R m3 m5.


Cdim Chord

Full name: C diminished
Piano sound:

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Cdim Piano Chord Charts

Piano chord chart
Cdim Piano chord chart


Cdim Inversions on piano

Cdim\Eb piano chord
Cdim\Gb piano chord



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 ukulele chord
Cdim mandolin
Cdim mandolin chord
Cdim banjo
Cdim banjo chord



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

Piano chord name Cdim (C diminished)
Piano sound
Notes and structureC Eb Gb (R m3 m5)
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 ukulele chord
Cdim mandolin
Cdim mandolin chord
Cdim banjo
Cdim banjo chord

Tweak notes of Cdim


C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C

D

E

F

G

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

A

B




References related to this chord

basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Triads on Wikipedia