If you have landed on this article, then most likely you are already familiar with what chords are in general and have already learned the very first Am chord. If not, then I recommend that you first learn it and only after that move on to the Dm chord.
Well, in this article we will analyze how to put (clamp) Dm chord on guitar for beginners. Why I write “for beginners” – because these three chords Am, Dm, E are the very first in the list of learning chords in principle, because the base of your first songs on the guitar is built from them. So let’s go!
Dm chord fingerings
You probably already know what fingering is. For the Dm chord, it looks like this:
The Dm chord also has several different fingerings and ways of setting it, but the most basic one, which is used by 99% of guitarists, is the picture above.
How to put (clamp) a Dm chord
How is the Dm chord put (clamped)? In principle, it is no more complicated than the same Am and is put like this:
It looks like this:
Again, I repeat that, having put a chord, it is very important to ensure that all the strings sound – and they sound good. This chord may seem long (i.e. you have to stretch your fingers), but in fact it is very simple, it takes practice – that’s all. As far as I know, some yard guys call this chord “stretch”.