D#m or Ebm chord

D# or Eb minor chord for guitar in different forms: basic, as barre chord and with a capo.


D#m

  • D#m chord diagram

D#m (capo 1)

  • D#m capo

D#m barre 1st

  • D#m barre 1st

D#m barre 2nd

  • D#m barre 2nd

Comments

D#m and Ebm (D sharp and E flat minor) are the same chord, but they change theirs name depending on the key they are played in.

Try in a chord progression

D#m - B - A#m - D#m / Ebm - B - Bbm - Ebm

Theory of the D#m / Ebm chord

The notes that a D#m chord consists of are D#, F#, A#. The notes that an Ebm chord consists of are Eb, Gb, Bb.

Omissions

D#m (no3) is a D# minor with no third (F#).
D#m (no5) is a D# minor with no fifth (A#).

Alternatives with capo

Dm shape with a capo on 1st fret (see picture).
Am shape with a capo on 6th fret.

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