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D 7 Description

The intervals in the D7 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Minor Seventh

This chord is also known as:

  • D Dominant Seventh
  • D Dom
  • D7

The notes in the D7 chord are D, F#, A, and C

Learn 16 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Let the D string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 1 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 2 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the A, G and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the low E, D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 11 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 13 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Let the D string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 1 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 2 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the D string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the high E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 3 of the A string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 6

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 3 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 4 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 5 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 5 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 7

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 4 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 5 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 5 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 8

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 7 of the D, G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 8 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 9

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the high E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 11 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 13 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 10

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the low E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 11 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 11

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 3 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 4 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 5 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 5 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 12

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the low E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 10 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 11 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 13

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 15 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 16 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 17 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 17 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 14

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 12 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 13 of the B string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 14 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 14 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 15

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 7 of the D, G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 8 of the low E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 16

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 7 of the G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 10 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

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