Chords in the Key of D major
This session will show you the main chords in the key of D major.
In following Sessions, the Keys of A major & E major will be covered.
D major E minor F# minor G major A major B minor
The 6 chords above are the main chords in the key of D major.
The Key of D major consists of 3 major chords & 3 minor chords.
(Each key also has a diminished chord - more of that later!)
All Keys follow the same pattern - for example:
The Key of A major is:
A major, B minor, C# minor, D major, E major & F# minor.
Have a go at the following 6 Chord Progressions in the Key of D major.
Count 4 beats for each chord.
Make up some progressions of your own.
(In the progressions below F#m = F# minor; Bm = B minor; Em = E minor)
|1. D / /
/ G / / / A / / / D / / /
2. D / / / A / / / G / / / D / / /
3. D / / / Em / / / G / / / D / /
4. D / / / Bm / / / Em / / / A / / / D / / /
5. D / / / F#m / / / G / / / A / / / D / / /
6. D / / / A / / / Bm / / / G / / / D / / /