The intervals in this chord are only Root and Perfect Fifth
Name variations for this chord:
- D Powerchord
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:
Chord structure of the Powerchord chord:
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Play This Chord With Other Roots
Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.