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|D Minor chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - b3 - 5|
|Notes in D m||D - F - A|
The minor chord is a triad (a three-note chord), which means the chord has 3 notes as counted from the root: 1 - b3 - 5. You'll notice that the only difference from the major chord is the flattened 3rd degree note, but this makes a world of difference, since the chords basic quality is totally changed.
Here are 6 voicings of the Dm guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
If you are just starting out with chords, you'll find that your fingers, especially your pinky will go all over the place. Don't get discouraged, they will develop strength and muscle memory with time.
Keep your hand loose, rather than stiff and hard. A loose hand is essential for playing chords and switching between them.