The intervals in the D Suspended Fourth chord are Root, Perfect Fourth, and Perfect Fifth
You may find this chord denoted as:
- D Suspended Fourth
The notes of the D Suspended Fourth chord are D, G, and A.
Suspended chords don't have the Third, so they're neither major or minor.
Suspended 4th chords are created taking away the third and adding the fourth.
Notes in the D sus4 chord:
How the Suspended Fourth chord is built:
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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.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
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