Open D Tuning - Major Chords

Major Guitar Chords and Triads for Open D Tuning - DADF♯AD

Major Triads for Open D


Major Triad Forms
(root note in red)

Major Triads Guitar Tab

     D    E    F    G    A    B    C     D    
D |------------------------------------------|
A |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10----12--|
F#|--0----2----3----5----7----9----10----12--|
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10----12--|
A |------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------|

These inverted triad forms are moveable chords, meaning they can be used up and down the neck of the guitar by moving the root note’s position (shown in red).

Inversion 1
     D    E    F    G    A    B    C    
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
A |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
F#|--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
D |------------------------------------|
A |------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------|

Inversion 2
     D    E    F    G    A    B    C    
D |------------------------------------|
A |------------------------------------|
F#|--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
A |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
D |------------------------------------|

Major Barre Chords for Open D


Major Barre Chord Form in Open D
(root note in red)

Strum all the strings open to play the D major chord. Barre all the strings down at the same fret to play major chords up and down the fretboard of the guitar.

Major Chords Guitar Tab

     D    E    F    G    A    B    C    
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
A |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
F#|--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
A |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|
D |--0----2----3----5----7----9----10--|