C Diminished chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - b3 - b5 - 6
Notes in C dim C - D# (Eb) - F# (Gb) - A

The diminished chord is a triad with two minor thirds, or a minor third and a diminished fifth, which gives us an unstable chord, which needs to be resolved to another chord.

C Diminished Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Cdim guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These C Diminished guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

Learning guitar chords may seem hard at first, but with time and practice, you'll be able to play all the chords you want.

Chord learning tip 2.

Keep your hand loose, rather than stiff and hard. A loose hand is essential for playing chords and switching between them.

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