D Major Guitar Chord (Dmaj) | Easy Ways to Play It

D maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, and Perfect Fifth

The Dmaj chord is known as:

  • D Major
  • D Maj
  • D M
  • D Major Triad
  • Dmaj

This chord is composed of the notes D, F#, and A

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Notes in the D maj chord:

D F# A

How to create the Major chord:

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

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Fingerings for the Dmaj guitar chord

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Position 1
Open

D maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Barrè Movable

D maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barrè Movable

D maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

D maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Barrè Movable

D maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Barrè Movable

D maj position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Barrè Open

D maj position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Open

D maj position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Movable

D maj position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
Movable

D maj position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
Barrè Movable

D maj position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
Barrè Movable

D maj position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
Open

D maj position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
Barrè Movable

D maj position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
Barrè Movable

D maj position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
Movable

D maj position 17 guitar chord diagram

Chord tones in te D maj chord

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!

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5
3
5
3
1
3
5
1
5
3
1
5
3
1
5
1
3
1
5

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