The E Diminished Seventh chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Diminished Seventh
Some chord charts name this chord as:
- E Diminished Seventh
- E Dim
- E Diminished 7
- E O7
The Edim7 chord is made up of the notes E, G, Bb, and Db
You can play all the inversions of a Diminished 7th chord by shifting the same shape up or down the neck a minor third (3 frets) , because this kind of chord is symmetrical.
Notes in the E dim7 chord:
Chord formula for the Diminished Seventh chord:
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Play This Chord With Other Roots
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.