DbM9 Piano Chord

DbM9

Db Major 9th (with 5th)

Root
Db
3rd
F
5th
Ab
9th
Eb
Maj 7th
C
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Db
F
Ab
C
Eb

The Notes in a Db Major 9th (with 5th) Chord

The 3rd

Finding F from Db step by step:

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

The 5th

Finding Ab from Db step by step:

  • Start on: Db
  • Step 1: move up to D
  • Step 2: move up to Eb
  • Step 3: move up to Fb
  • Step 4: move up to F
  • Step 5: move up to Gb
  • Step 6: move up to G
  • Step 7: Land on Ab
5th
Ab
Root
Db
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • D is a minor second above Db.
  • Eb is a major 2nd above Db.
  • Fb is a minor third above Db.
  • F is a major third above Db.
  • Gb is a fourth above Db.
  • G is a flat fifth above Db.
  • Ab is a fifth above Db.

The 9th

Finding Eb from Db step by step:

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

The Maj 7th

Finding C from Db step by step:

  • Start on: Db
  • Step 1: Land on C
Maj 7th
C
Root
Db
  • C is a minor second below Db. The maj 7th is down a minor second? Confusing, right? The note C is down 1 half-steps from Db, but up 11 half-steps from Db:
Maj 7th
C
Root
Db
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10