C sharp diminished piano chord - C#dim
The C sharp diminished chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes C#, E and G.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as C#dim.
Interactive piano diagram for the C sharp diminished chord
Chords that are a superset of C#dim. The chords include more notes but always C#, E and G.
Scales with C#dim
Below you find all scales that include C#dim:
- minor blues
- locrian pentatonic
- super locrian pentatonic
- locrian #2
- locrian 6
- dorian #4
- lydian diminished
- hungarian minor
- hungarian major
- todi raga
- lydian #9
- bebop locrian
- half-whole diminished
- composite blues
- messiaen's mode #3
- messiaen's mode #7
C sharp diminished piano chord chart image
In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the C#dim chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.