Db minor 9th chord

Dbm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Db minor ninth is a five note chord. For practical reasons the chord is normally played with omitted notes and/or inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as Dbm9.
Omissions: Dbm9(no3): Db - Ab - B - Eb; Dbm9(no5): Db - E - B - Eb.
Theory: The Dbm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Dbm9 piano chord
Notes: Db - E - Ab - B - Eb / Db - Fb - Ab - Cb - Eb

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Dbm9 inversions and voicings

Dbm9/B chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Dbm9/B)

Dbm9 chord diagram
Notes: Db - E (left hand) Ab - B - Eb (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

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