Dbm/Ab Chord (Db minor Over Ab) – 10 Ways to Play on the Guitar

The Dbm/Ab chord is a Db minor chord, with the Ab (the 5th) as the bass note.

The Db minor chord itself has a dark, melancholy sound. Playing the 5th of the chord (in the case of Dbm, the 5th is Ab) as the bass note, can make the chord sound even more dark and dramatic, even if it is only a subtle difference.

The chord is also referred to as D flat minor over Ab, or Dbm ‘slash’ Ab, or simply, D flat minor with an A flat in the bass.

Technically, the D flat minor chord with the A flat in the bass is a second inversion D flat minor chord.

Some Dbm/Ab Chord Theory and Info

  • The Dbm/Ab chord contains the notes Ab, Db and Fb.
  • It is a Db minor chord with an Ab in the bass.
  • The root note of Dbm/Ab is Db, the bass note is Ab.

10 Ways to Play the Dbm/Ab Chord on Guitar

Db minor Over Ab Chord

Some Useful Dbm/Ab Related Reading

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