D♭ (musical note)

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D (also called a re bémol) is the first note of the D♭ major scale.

Designation by octave[change | change source]

Scientific designation Helmholtz designation Octave name Frequency (Hz)
D−1 D͵͵͵ or ͵͵͵D or DDDD Subsubcontra 8.662
D0 D͵͵ or ͵͵D or DDD Subcontra 17.324
D1 D͵ or ͵D or DD Contra 34.648
D2 D Great 69.296
D3 d Small 138.591
D4 d One-lined 277.183
D5 d′′ Two-lined 554.365
D6 d′′′ Three-lined 1108.731
D7 d′′′′ Four-lined 2217.461
D8 d′′′′′ Five-lined 4434.922
D9 d′′′′′′ Six-lined 8869.844
D10 d′′′′′′′ Seven-lined 17739.688

Common scales beginning on D[change | change source]

  • D Major: D E F G A B C D
  • D Natural Minor: D E F G A Bdouble flat C D
  • D Harmonic Minor: D E F G A Bdouble flat C D
  • D Melodic Minor Ascending: D E F G A B C D
  • D Melodic Minor Descending: D C Bdouble flat A G F E D