D minor 7th chord
Dm7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The D minor seventh is a four-note chord and the four notes of the chord are marked in red color in the diagram. The chord is often abbreviated as Dm7 (alternatively Dmin7).
Theory: The Dm7 chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones, the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: D - F - A - C
Dm7 - inversions
Explanation: The piano chords pictured below are the three inversions of Dm7. Dm7/F is a D minor seventh with F as the bass note, Dm7/A is a D minor seventh with A as the bass note and Dm7/C is a D minor seventh with C as the bass note.
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