D major chord
D major chord for guitar in different forms, both open and barre chords. See also D minor chord.
D barre 1st
D barre 2nd
Try in a chord progression
D - G - A - D
Chords thats sounds good together with D major
The primary chords that will sound good in a chord progression with D is: Em, F#m, G, A, Bm.
Finger position (D chord)
Index (1st) finger on 3rd (thinnest) string, 2nd fret.
Middle (2nd) finger on 1st (thinnest) string, 2nd fret.
Ring (3rd) finger on 2nd (thinnest) string, 3rd fret.
Theory of the D chord
The notes that an D chord consists of is D, F#, A.
To get D7 add C.
To get Dmaj7 add C#.
To get D6 add B.
1st inversion: D/F# (means that F# is the bass note).
2nd inversion: D/A (means that A is the bass note).