The Bm/D (B minor over D) chord is a B minor chord, with the D (the b3) as the bass note.
The chord is also referred to as Bm over D, or Bm ‘slash’ D, or simply, B minor with a D in the bass.
Technically, the B minor chord with the D in the bass is a second inversion B minor chord.
Some Bm/D Chord Theory and Info
- The Bm/D chord contains the notes D, B and F#.
- It is a B minor chord with a D in the bass.
- The root note of Bm/D is B, the bass note is D.
- The Bm/D chord is very similar to the D6 chord, and they are often used interchangeably. The only difference between the two chords is that the D6 chord can also include the A note, which is the 5th of D. Including the A note in Bm/D would make it a Bm7/D, as the A is the b7 note.