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D Diminished Piano Triads
D diminished piano chords.

View Dim Chord: Ab A A#Bb B B#Cb C C#Db D D#Eb E E#Fb F F#Gb G G#

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D Diminished Triad Inversions | Switch to Bass Chord View
◊ Root Note: D

◊ Minor Third: F

◊ Diminished Fifth: A

  • D° occurs naturally in the key of Eb major (chord vii°) / C minor (chord ii°)

Mood of Diminished Chords

A 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.

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DmajDma7Dma9  |  DminDm7Dm9  | 
DdimD°7  |  DaugD+7  |  Dsus2Dsus4

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