D Major chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5
Notes in D maj D - F# (Gb) - A

Major chords are triads, also known as three note chords. The 3 notes that make up major chords are the 1st - 3rd - 5th interval notes counted from the root, ascending as per the major scale. Major chords are often inverted, meaning that we change the order of the notes to 3 - 5 - 1 for example. 5 - 1 - 3 is another popular inveret form of major chords..

D Major Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Dmaj guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These D Major guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

If you hear a string buzzing, stop and check your fingers.

Chord learning tip 2.

If you are a beginner guitarist, start by learning to play easier beginner guitar chords at first, and advance to harder ones with time.

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