D minor chord
D minor chord for guitar in different forms, both open and barre chords.
More Dm chord categories: Dm7
Dm barre 1st
Dm barre 2nd
Try in a chord progression
Dm - G - C - F
Finger position (Dm chord)
Index (1st) finger on 1st (thinnest) string, 1st fret.
Middle (2nd) finger on 3rd (thinnest) string, 2nd fret.
Ring (3rd) finger or little (4th) finger on 2nd (thinnest) string, 3rd fret.
Dm is an abbreviation for D minor (a less common abbreviation is Dmin).
Theory of the Dm chord
The notes that an Dm chord consists of is D, F, A.
To get Dm7 add C.
To get Dm6 add B.
1st inversion: Dm/F (means that F is the bass note).
2nd inversion: Dm/A (means that A is the bass note).
Diagrams of these inversions
Alternative chord names
Dm/B (X20231) is theoretically identical with Dm6/B.
Dm/C (X30231) is theoretically identical with F6/C.
Written in tab format
- 1 -
- 3 -
- 2 -
- 0 -
- - -
- - -
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