Dbm7#5 Piano Chord

Dbm7#5

Db Minor 7th Sharp Five

Root
Db
Min 3rd
Fb
♯5th
A
Min 7th
Cb
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Db
Fb
A
Cb

The Notes in a Db Minor 7th Sharp Five Chord

The Min 3rd

Finding Fb from Db step by step:

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

The # 5th

Finding A from Db step by step:

  • Start on: Db
  • Step 1: move down to C
  • Step 2: move down to Cb
  • Step 3: move down to Bb
  • Step 4: Land on A
♯5th
A
Root
Db
1
2
3
  • C is a minor second below Db.
  • Cb is a major 2nd below Db.
  • Bb is a minor third below Db.
  • A is a major third below Db. The sharp fifth is down a major third? Confusing, right? The note A is down 4 half-steps from Db, but up 8 half-steps from Db:
♯5th
A
Root
Db
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

The Min 7th

Finding Cb from Db step by step:

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