D#7 Piano Chord

D#7

D# Dominant 7th (with 5th)

Root
D#
3rd
FX
5th
A#
Min 7th
C#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
D#
FX
A#
C#

The Notes in a D# Dominant 7th (with 5th) Chord

The 3rd

Finding FX from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move up to E
  • Step 2: move up to E#
  • Step 3: move up to F#
  • Step 4: Land on FX
3rd
FX
Root
D#
1
2
3
  • E is a minor second above D#.
  • E# is a major 2nd above D#.
  • F# is a minor third above D#.
  • FX is a major third above D#.

The 5th

Finding A# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move up to E
  • Step 2: move up to E#
  • Step 3: move up to F#
  • Step 4: move up to FX
  • Step 5: move up to G#
  • Step 6: move up to A
  • Step 7: Land on A#
5th
A#
Root
D#
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • E is a minor second above D#.
  • E# is a major 2nd above D#.
  • F# is a minor third above D#.
  • FX is a major third above D#.
  • G# is a fourth above D#.
  • A is a flat fifth above D#.
  • A# is a fifth above D#.

The Min 7th

Finding C# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move down to CX
  • Step 2: Land on C#
Min 7th
C#
Root
D#
1
  • CX is a minor second below D#.
  • C# is a major 2nd below D#. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note C# is down 2 half-steps from D#, but up 10 half-steps from D#:
Min 7th
C#
Root
D#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9