Db major chord

Db major chord for piano (including inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular Db chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the Bb chord marked in red color. Db stands for D flat.
Theory: The Db major chord is constructed with a rootThe lowest note in the chord, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


Db chord diagram with marked notes Db - F - Ab
Notes: Db - F - Ab
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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Db major - inversions

Explanation: Db/F is a Db major chord with F as the bass note and Db/Ab is a Db major chord with Ab as the bass note.

Db/F (1st inversion)

Db/F chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

Db/Ab (2nd inversion)

Db/Ab chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also Db chords with alternative bass notes ›

Db chord categories

Db Dbm Db7 Dbm7 Dbmaj7 DbmM7 Db6 Dbm6 Db6/9 Db5 Db9 Dbm9 Dbmaj9 Db11 Dbm11 Dbmaj11 Db13 Dbm13 Dbmaj13 Dbadd Db7-5 Db7+5 Dbsus Dbdim Dbdim7 Dbm7b5 Dbaug Dbaug7