D#m9 Piano Chord

D#m9

D# Minor 9th

Root
D#
9th
E#
Min 3rd
F#
Min 7th
C#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
D#
F#
C#
E#

The Notes in a D# Minor 9th Chord

The 9th

Finding E# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move up to E
  • Step 2: Land on E#
9th
E#
Root
D#
1
  • E is a minor second above D#.
  • E# is a major 2nd above D#.

The Min 3rd

Finding F# from D# step by step:

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