D minor 9th chord

Dm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The D 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 Dm9 (alternatively Dmin9).
Omissions: Dm9(no3): D - A - C - E; Dm9(no5): D - F - C - E.
Theory: The Dm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Dm9 piano chord
Notes: D - F - A - C - E

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Dm9 inversions and voicings

Dm9/C chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Dm9/C)

Dm9 chord diagram
Notes: D - F (left hand) A - C - E (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

D chord categories

D Dm D7 Dm7 Dmaj7 DmM7 D6 Dm6 D6/9 D5 D9 Dm9 Dmaj9 D11 Dm11 Dmaj11 D13 Dm13 Dmaj13 Dadd D7-5 D7+5 Dsus Ddim Ddim7 Dm7b5 Daug Daug7