How to Play C#/DB Guitar ChordToday you are going to learn how the hell are you supposed to read the name of this chord.
Oh, yeah, also you are going to learn how to play it!
More precisely, we are going to show you a few different ways of playing the Db guitar chord.
But let’s establish that this is a major guitar chord, and also decode the weird name of this chord first.
Db and C# are the same notes, so the C sharp major guitar chord is the same as the D flat guitar chord. Other than that, you should note that the b in Db stands for ‘’flat’’ and # in C# stands for sharp.
Now that we have that covered, let’s jump right in!
Watch this video to learn How to Play C#/DB Guitar Chord
Easy way of playing the Db Guitar Chord
To play this one, put your index finger on the 4th fret of the 1st string. Place your pinky on the 6th fret of the 2nd string. Your ring finger should go to the 6th fret of the 3rd string. Finally, put your middle finger on the 6th fret of the 4th string.
You should play the bottom 4 strings with your picking hand.
Advanced way of playing the Db Guitar Chord
For this D flat guitar chord, bar your index finger across the bottom 5 strings on the 4th fret. Add your middle finger to the 6th fret of the 4th string. Your ring finger goes on the 6th fret of the 3rd string. Finally, put your pinky on the 6th fret of the 2nd string.
Another way of fretting this chord would be barring your index finger across the bottom 5 strings on the 4th fret, and then barring your ring finger on the 6th fret of the 4th, 3rd, and 2nd string.
With your picking hand, you are strumming the bottom 5 strings only.
Db Chord Guitar Practice Tips:
- When reading the Db chord diagram, you should know that ‘’X’’ signifies a string you do not want to play.
- When playing a full Db bar chord, pick all strings separately to make sure you have pressed them all strong enough.
- When placing your fingers for this Db chord, make sure that you are behind the fret wire. Also, barre’s aside, make sure that you are pressing the strings with your fingertips.