D7(#5 guitar chord (D Dominant 7th, Sharp 5th, Flat 9th)

Symbols: 7(#5,b9), 7(+5,-9), +7b9

Steps: 1-3-#5-b7-b9

Notes: D-F#-A#-C-Eb

Variation 1

  • Position your pinky on the E (1st) string at the 6th fret and press down
  • Apply a barre with your index finger across the 4th fret, covering the 2nd to the 4th strings
  • With your ring finger, press down on the G (3rd) string at the 5th fret
  • Press the A (5th) string on the 5th fret with your middle finger
  • Now, strum all the strings starting from the 5th string

Variation 2

  • Place a barre using your pinky on the 11th fret from the 1st to the 3rd strings
  • Place your middle finger on the D (4th) string at the 10th fret and press down
  • Use your index finger to press the low E (6th) string down on the 10th fret
  • To play the chord, strum all the strings, mute the 5th string