Sunday, 10 February 2013

Dm Guitar Chord | Beginners Guitar Chords

Today's Guitar Chord of the day is D minor, an easy chord to play and another essential beginners chord shape. The Dm guitar chord is played with just 3 fingers, be careful not to let the bottom E string ring.
Dm guitar chord | beginners guitar chords
Dmin guitar chord

Here's the fingering for the Dminor chord, put your 1st finger on the 1st fret of the E string, your 2nd finger on the 2nd fret of the G string and your 3rd finger on the 2rd fret of the B string:

D minor guitar chord | beginners guitar chords
The Dminor chord uses these notes - D, F, A (that's why you don't want to play the open bottom E string as the note E is note in this chord)
Minor chords use these notes from the scale 1, b3, 5 and generally have a 'sad' sound compared to major chords.