D Natural Minor Scale

D Natural Minor Scale

D – E – F – G – A – B♭ – C – D are the notes of the D minor scale.

Notes of the D Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:

d minor scale


D Natural Minor Key Signature

The key signature of D minor scale has only one B flat.

D minor scale is the relative minor of F major scale. D minor and F major scales have the same flat key signature.

Flat Key signatures


D Minor Diatonic Chords

These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the D minor scale.

d minor diatonic chords

i.  D – F – A (D minor chord)

iiº.  E – G – B♭ (E diminished chord)

III.  F – A – C (F major chord)

iv.  G – B♭ – D (G minor chord

v.  A – C – E (A minor chord)

VI.  B♭- D – F (B Flat major chord

VII.  C – E – G (C major chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the D minor scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the D minor key.


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