The D Major Scale is common on the guitar, and once you’ve mastered it you’ll understand the key of D. It is based on the root note D, with the notes D, E, F#, G, A, B, and C#.

The D Major Scale on Guitar

Scale Attributes

  • Intervals: 1 – 2  – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7
  • Notes: D – E – F# – G – A – B – C#

Fretboard Patterns