The D Diminished Seventh chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Diminished Seventh
The Ddim7 chord is spelled in the following ways:
- D Diminished Seventh
- D Dim
- D Diminished 7
- D O7
The notes of this chord are D, F, Ab, and Cb
Diminished 7th chords introduce in your progressions a great sense of tension and instability.
Notes that compose the D dim7 chord:
How to create the Diminished Seventh chord:
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You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
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