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The "open" D major chord is one of the most commonly used chords in guitar music.
There is a lot going on in the D major barre chord held in the shape of the "C" barre chord. This is one of the trickier chords to play.
An inversion of the D major chord. The thumb frets the low bass note.
A variation of the D major chord.
D major barre chord starting at the 10th fret.
This is an alternate way to finger the D major chord. This fingering is not necessarily used often, but can be useful if you need your other fingers to strike melody notes.
This voicing of a D major chord is played in fifth position. The open D string is an optional note in this chord voicing.
This voicing of D major features a low root note on the fifth string. The third finger performs a barre across the D, G, and B strings. Notice how the first string is omitted from this shape.
This voicing of D major is based on the shape of the "open" C major chord.
This voicing for D major omits the third of the chord. This voicing was largely popularized by Hendrix.
This open D chord has the fifth in the bass.
This D/F# chord is used in the intro to "Stairway to Heaven."
This is the D major chord played using the A shape barre chord. This fingering uses fingers 2, 3 and 4.
This D major triad features the fifth of the chord (A) in the bass.
This D triad features the note A as a low pedal tone.
This voicing for D major is commonly used in blues music.
This voicing for D major utilizes a common, movable chord shape.
This D major chord is used in the interlude section to "One" by Metallica.
This D major chord is played with the note C in the bass.
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The D guitar chord can also be played in other tunings: