D Major 7 chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5 - 7
Notes in D maj7 D - F# (Gb) - A - C# (Db)

The maj7 is a major chord, not to be confused with the m7, which is a minor chord. The major refers to the 7th as such and not to the basic chord, which is 11 half steps up from the root. You can also think about the maj7 as to think of a major 7th as an octave minus a half step (1 semitone).

D Major 7 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Dmaj7 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These D Major 7 guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

You can practice changing between chords in your head when you are at the office, on the train, or wherever. This may sound silly, but it really helps remember those chords.

Chord learning tip 2.

Your fingers need to get used to the given chord shapes, but with time, they will automatically form the shape naturally.

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