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Diminished Chords Charts

Diminished chord
Formula: 1 – b3 – b5
Example: C – Eb – Gb
Chord Suffix: C° / Cdim

The diminished chord is a very tense sounding chord. There are 2 notes between the root note and the 3rd note and 2 notes between the 3rd note and the 5th note.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: A-C-E♭ chord suffix: A° A diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion A – C – Eb C – Eb – A Eb – A – C Use these charts to create your own A° chord or play a A° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: A#-C#-E chord suffix: A#° A# diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion A# – C# – E C# – E – A# E – A# – C# Use these charts to create your own A#° chord or play a A#° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: B-D-F chord suffix: B° B diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion B – D – F D – F – B F – B – D Use these charts to create your own B° chord or play a B° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: C-E♭-G♭ chord suffix: C° C diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion C – Eb – Gb Eb – Gb – C Gb – C – Eb Use these charts to create your own C° chord or play a C° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: C#-E-G chord suffix: C#° C# diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion C# – E – G E – G – C# G – C# – E Use these charts to create your own C#° chord or play a C#° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: D-F-Ab chord suffix: D° D diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion D – F – Ab F – Ab – D Ab – D – F Use these charts to create your own D° chord or play a D° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: D#-F#-A chord suffix: D#° D# diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion D# – F# – A F# – A – D# A – D# – F# Use these charts to create your own D#° chord or play a D#° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: E-G-B♭ chord suffix: E° E diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion E – G – Bb G – Bb – E Bb – E – G Use these charts to create your own E° chord or play a E° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: F-A♭-C♭ chord suffix: F° F diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion F – Ab – Cb Ab – Cb – F Cb – F – Ab Use these charts to create your own F° chord or play a F° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: F#-A-C chord suffix: F#° F# diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion F# – A – C A – C – F# C – F# – A Use these charts to create your own F#° chord or play a F#° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: G-B♭-D♭ chord suffix: G° G diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion G – Bb – Db Bb – Db – G Db – G – Bb Use these charts to create your own G° chord or play a G° melody.

Formula: 1-♭3-♭5 Notes: G#-B-D chord suffix: G#° G# diminished chord inversions root position 1st inversion 2nd inversion G# – B – D B – D – G# D – G# – B Use these charts to create your own G#° chord or play a G#° melody