Gdim7 Guitar Chord | How To Create and Play the G Diminished Seventh chord

G dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Diminished Seventh

The Gdim7 chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • G Diminished Seventh
  • G Dim
  • G Diminished 7
  • G O7
  • Gdim7

The G Diminished Seventh chord is composed of the notes G, Bb, Db, and Fb

Diminished chords are pleasent if played between the fourth and fifth chord of a key, an half step higher than the fourth (example in the key of C: C, F, F#dim7, G, C)

G dim7 chord Notes:

GBbDbFb

How to create the Diminished Seventh chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
bb7
b7
7

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G Diminished Seventh Guitar Chord Fingers Positions

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Position 1
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G dim7 position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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G dim7 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

G dim7 position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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G dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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G dim7 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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G dim7 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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G dim7 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
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G dim7 position 7 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Chord tones in te G dim7 chord

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.

bb7
1
bb7
b3
b5
bb7
1
b3
1
b5
bb7
1
b3
b5
b3
bb7
1
b3
b5
bb7
b5
1
b3
b5
bb7
1
bb7

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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