D major chord

D major chord for piano (including D/F# and D/A inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular D chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the D chord marked in red color.
Theory: The D major chord is constructed with a rootThe lowest note in the chord, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


D chord diagram with marked notes D - F# - A
Notes: D - F# - A
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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D major - inversions

Explanation: D/F# is a D major chord with F# as the bass note and D/A is a D major chord with A as the bass note.

D/F# (1st inversion)

D/F# chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)

D/A (2nd inversion)

D/A chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also D chords with alternative bass notes ›

D chord categories

D Dm D7 Dm7 Dmaj7 DmM7 D6 Dm6 D6/9 D5 D9 Dm9 Dmaj9 D11 Dm11 Dmaj11 D13 Dm13 Dmaj13 Dadd D7-5 D7+5 Dsus Ddim Ddim7 Dm7b5 Daug Daug7