The D minor 7 chord (Dm7) a D minor chord (D – F – A) with the ‘flat 7’ of the D Major scale included (C).

The minor 7 chord in general is a very common and popular chord. Along with the Major 7 and Dominant 7 chords, the minor 7 chord is one of the most common 7th chords in all of music.

The D minor 7 chord itself is quite a popular chord, as it is included in many popular keys, such as C Major and F Major.

Some Quick Dm7 Chord Theory

  • The D minor 7 chord contains the notes D, F, A and C.
  • The Dm7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the D Major scale.
  • The D minor 7 chord (just like all minor 7 chords) contains the following intervals (from the root note): minor 3rd, Major 3rd, minor 3rd, Major 2nd (back to the root note).
  • Dm7 is a Dm chord, with the flat 7th (C) included.

10 Ways To Play The D Minor 7 Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for Dm7, here they are.

D Minor 7 Chord 10 Shapes

Further Reading

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