D9b5/Ab Mandolin Chord

D9b5/Ab for Mandolin has the notes D E F# Ab C and can be played 5 different ways. Learn about its related chords and interval structure: R 2 3 b5 m7.

Mandolin chord name
Notes and structure
D E F# Ab C ( R 2 3 b5 m7)
Chord Categories
maj   dim   7   9  
Alternative Names
D7/9b5/Ab; D7b5/Ab add2; D7b5/Ab add9;
Chord Construction
major chord: chord has major third (R + 3)
chord is (b5): major + has diminished 5th (R´+ b5)
chord is 7b5 (major with diminished 5th and dominant 7): b5 + m7
chord is 9b5: chord 7b5 with added 2nd (9th)

Mandolin chord charts

(discarded 1 less important note to make it possible to form the chord)

D9b5/Ab mandolin chord
D9b5/Ab mandolin chord
D9b5/Ab mandolin chord
D9b5/Ab mandolin chord
D9b5/Ab mandolin chord

Scales Related to this chord

A melodic minor C whole tone D whole tone E whole tone F#/Gb whole tone G#/Ab whole tone A#/Bb whole tone C leading whole tone D leading whole tone E leading whole tone F#/Gb leading whole tone G#/Ab leading whole tone A#/Bb leading whole tone D overtone G#/Ab altered G#/Ab enigmatic D#/Eb dorian b2 C augmented lydian D lydian b7 E mixolydian b6

References related to this chord

Ninth Chords on Wikipedia
Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
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