D scales

Guitar scales with D as the root note.
Choose from the categories below for fingerboard diagrams and supplementary information.

D scales categories

D Major D Minor D Melodic Minor D Harmonic Minor D Major Pentatonic D Minor Pentatonic D Gypsy Major D Gypsy Minor

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The D Major scale are connected to the key of D, they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The D Minor scale are connected to the key of D Minor, they contain same notes. D Minor is sometimes written as Dm in shortened form. As the most common Minor scale category, it is often written just "Minor", but it is also common to call it natural Minor.
Melodic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing one instead of three flattened notes.
Harmonic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing two instead of three flattened notes.
Pentatonic Major - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the regular Major scale, but with two omitted notes (the 4th and the 7th).
Pentatonic Minor - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the natural Minor scale, but with two omitted notes (the 2th and the 6th).