D5 Guitar Chord | How to play the D Power chord


Chord Description

D 5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are only Root and Perfect Fifth

Name variations for this chord:

  • D Powerchord
  • D5

The D Powerchord is made up of the notes D, and A.
Chords with only the root and the Fifth are called Power chords; they have a powerful sound, especially on a distorted guitar.

Notes that compose the D 5 chord:

DA

Chord structure of the Powerchord chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the D5 chord

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Position 1
Open

D 5 position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

D 5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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D 5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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D 5 position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Movable

D 5 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Open

D 5 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Movable

D 5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Movable

D 5 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Movable

D 5 position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
Open

D 5 position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
Open

D 5 position 8 guitar chord diagram

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How to create your own D 5 chord fingerings

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

1
5
5
1
5
1
5
1
5
1
5
1
1
5