How to play a Db7 chord on piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of Db7 on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

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Db7 - Root position

Play chord of Db7
Db7 on piano

The notes required to play a chord of Db7 on piano are as follows:

  • Db
  • F
  • Ab
  • B

For the standard root position in your right hand, start by placing your thumb on Db. Put your second finger on the F, and stretch your third up to the Ab. Finally, use either your 4th of 5th (pinky) finger – whichever is more comfortable – to play the remaining note, B.

Db7 root position on piano
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Db7 - First inversion

Also written as Db7/F
Db7 first inversion on piano
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Db7 - Second inversion

Also written as Db7/Ab
Db7 second inversion on piano
Here's how it sounds:
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