◊ Root Note: C
◊ Minor Third: E♭
◊ Diminished Fifth: G♭
- C° occurs naturally in the key of Db major (chord vii°) / Bb minor (chord ii°)
Mood of Diminished ChordsA diminished chord’s character is ambiguous at best. When heard alone, they can sound eerie, goofy, or even annoying. In music, they create the desire for tonal resolution, and tend to “leave the listener hanging” … learn why.
♫ More Piano Chords:
Cmaj ▪ Cma7 ▪ Cma9 | Cmin ▪ Cm7 ▪ Cm9 | Cdim ▪ C°7 | Caug ▪ C+7 | Csus2 ▪ Csus4
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