Learn how to play E Diminished Guitar Chord (also known as Edim) with this free guitar chord lesson.
The Edim guitar chord is found by locating the 1, b3 and b5 (E, G and Bb) positions of the E Major Scale : E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, and D#. The “b3” symbol means that we take the 3rd step of the E Major Scale and flatten it by a half step to arrive at our “G”. The b5 symbol means that we take the 5th step of the E Major Scale and flatten it by 1 half step to arrive at our “Bb”.
The chord chart below demonstrates how to play the E Diminished Guitar Chord.
Here is a key that will help you read the chart: