D Major Chord (Dmaj) & D Major 7th (Dmaj7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the D Major chord, abbreviated as Dmaj or DM.

    The D Major triad consists of the notes D, F♯ and A. The 2 inversions to the D Major triad are F♯ A D and A D F♯.

    The D Major 7th chord, abbreviated as Dmaj7 or DM7, has the notes D, F♯, A and C♯. The 3 inversions to the D Major 7th chord are F♯ A C♯ D, A C♯ D F♯ and C♯ D F♯ A.

    The intervals of the D Major chord are the root (D) , major third (F♯) and perfect fifth (A). With the D Major 7th chord, there's an additional major seventh (C♯).

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the D Major and D Major7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    The D Major chord is a diatonic chord in the following keys:


    D Major Chord on Piano

    D Major chord

    notes: D F♯ A

    • D
    • F
    • A

    D Major 1st inversion

    notes: F♯ A D

    • F
    • A
    • D

    D Major 2nd inversion

    notes: A D F♯

    • A
    • D
    • F

    D Major 7th chord

    notes: D F♯ A C♯

    • D
    • F
    • A
    • C

    D Major 7th 1st inversion

    notes: F♯ A C♯ D

    • F
    • A
    • C
    • D

    D Major 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: A C♯ D F♯

    • A
    • C
    • D
    • F

    D Major 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: C♯ D F♯ A

    • C
    • D
    • F
    • A

    🎸 D Major Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the D Major chord and the D Major 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    D Major 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this D Major chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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