The Edim chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth
The Edim chord is known as:
- E Diminished
- E Dim
- E Diminished Triad
- E Ø
The E Diminished chord is made up of the notes E, G, and Bb
There are three types of Diminished chords: diminished triads, half-diminished and diminished 7th chords.
Notes in the E dim chord:
How the Diminished chord is built:
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