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How to play an Edim chord on Accordion

    On the Stradella bass system, diminished 7th chords are also minor 6th chords

    AKA: E diminished seventh, E°, Edim, Edim7, Edim7th, Edim/6, Edim(add6)

    Green bass pattern: Edim7(omit5) = Em6(omit5)

    Blue counter bass pattern: Edim7

    Edim Accordion chord chart

    E dim notation

    Notes:

    E, G, B♭, D♭

    E dim button plays:
    E, G, D♭ (no B♭)

    Intervals:

    R, m3°, dim5°, dim7°

    Dim buttons play:
    R, m3°, dim7° (no dim5°)

    Left hand:

    Green bass pattern:
    Edim7(omit5), same as Em6(omit5)

    E + Edim
    (F♭ + F♭dim)

    Blue counter bass pattern: Edim7

    E + B♭dim

    Fingering:

    4 + 2

     

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