How To Play The D9 Chord On Guitar
D9 Chord Guitar Instructions
To play the D9 chord on your guitar, picture the D9 chord chart shown to the left as your fret board and neck (if you were to stand your guitar up vertically).
The horizontal lines represent the fret bars, the vertical lines show the strings and the dots show where to place your fingers.
Play the D9 chord by placing your fingers exactly where the diagram shows and strumming the correct strings.
D9 Guitar Chord Finger Positions
Here's where you need to position your fingers when you want to play the D9 chord:
- Tune your guitar Tune your guitar to standard tuning (EADGBe)
- Index finger: 4th fret, 4th string. Place your index finger on the 4th fret of the 4th string.
- Middle finger: 5th fret, 5th string. Place your middle finger on the 5th fret of the 5th string.
- Ring finger: 5th fret, 3rd string. Place your ring finger on the 5th fret of the 3rd string.
- Pinky finger: 5th fret, 2nd string. Place your pinky finger on the 5th fret of the 2nd string.
- Play chord. Strum all strings, except the 6th and 1st strings.
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