The Dbm/Fb (Db minor over Fb) chord is a D flat minor chord, with the F flat (the b3) as the bass note. Note that the ‘F flat’ notes is essentially the same note as E.
The chord is also referred to as Dbm over Fb, or Dbm ‘slash’ Fb, or simply, D flat minor with an F flat in the bass.
Technically, the Db minor chord with the Fb in the bass is a second inversion Db minor chord.
Some Dbm/Fb Chord Theory and Info
- The Dbm/Fb chord contains the notes Fb, Db and Ab.
- It is a D flat minor chord with a F flat in the bass.
- The root note of Dbm/Fb is Db, the bass note is Fb.
- The Dbm/Fb chord is very similar to the E6 chord (E6 is basically the same as Fb6), and they are often used interchangeably. The only difference between the two chords is that the E6 chord can also include the B note, which is the 5th of E. Including the B note (same as Cb) in Dbm/Fb would make it a Dbm7/Fb, as the B is the b7 note.