#1
I've been working on chord construction, and I noticed with, say, Cdim, for the fingering closest to the nut, it goes Eb, A, C, Gb. Considering a diminished chord would have the 1 b3 b5 (C Eb, Gb), is there any musical reasoning with adding the A, aside from having a note fretted in between the other 3? The notation is Cdim/A, which I would think would mean A would be the bass note, but apparently not in this case. If so, what is it called?

Also, would above chord be considered a "true" diminished chord even though the A is added...because I would think playing a Cm chord with the 5th flatted would be Cdim, but this is what comes up when I search.

Thanks.
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#2
The A is actually Bbb (yes, double flat). So the formula is 1 b3 b5 bb7 which is a diminished seventh chord. Cdim7
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#3
Ahh, didn't think of it that way. Thank you kind sir.
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