Diminished Intervals

Diminished Intervals

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Diminished intervals are always a minor 3rd distance (3 frets) away from each other. This gives a really tense sound when playing diminished chords or melodies. Again in the key of A we look at a diminished chord. See also – Diminished Arpeggios

A Diminished consists of the notes A (root), C (min 3rd), D# (flat 5th):

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