Chords Lesson

Dmin7

Difficulty: intermediate

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Let's take a look at some common Dmin7 shapes. In chord notation, minor can sometimes be written as "-", just like in the badge for this quiz. Dmin7 is the same as D-7.

Notes: D F A C

Construction: 1 b3 5 b7

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Dmin7

211

Common open position

Dmin7

13121

Common barre shape

Dmin7

131111

Common barre shape

Dmin7

2134

This shape omits the 5th, which is common in jazz chord shapes.

Dmin7

2333

This shape omits the 5th, which is common in jazz chord shapes.