D Major Guitar Chord | Easy Ways to Play It


Chord Description

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

Notes in the D maj chord:

DF#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
Movable

D maj position 17 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

D maj position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

D maj position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Open

D maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

D maj position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Open

D maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Movable

D maj position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
BarreMovable

D maj position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
BarreMovable

D maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
BarreMovable

D maj position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
BarreMovable

D maj position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
BarreMovable

D maj position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
BarreOpen

D maj position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
BarreMovable

D maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
BarreMovable

D maj position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
BarreMovable

D maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

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