D Major Scale
D – E – F♯ – G – A – B – C♯ – D are the notes of the D major scale.
Notes of the D Major Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:
D Major Key Signature
The key signature of D major scale has 2 sharps: F Sharp and C Sharp.
D major scale is the relative major of B minor scale. D major and B minor scales have the same sharp key signature.
D Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the D major scale.
I. D – F♯ – A (D major chord)
ii. E – G – B (E minor chord)
iii. F♯ – A – C♯ (F Sharp minor chord)
IV. G – B – D (G major chord)
V. A – C♯ – E (A major chord)
vi. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)
viiº. C♯ – E – G (C Sharp diminished chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the D major scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the D major key.
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