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.
- A guide to minor 7 chords
- D natural minor scale
- D minor 7 arpeggio
- D minor chord
- Chords page
- How guitar chords work