What is the best notation for this guitar chord?

о─┬───┬───┬───┬───┬── e
──┼───┼─•─┼───┼───┼── f
──┼───┼───┼─•─┼───┼── d
о─┼───┼───┼───┼───┼── d

6th and 5th strings don’t play, 1st and 4th are open, 2nd is on the 6th fret, 3rd is on the 7th fret. So the chord consists of three different notes: D, E and F. Can this chord be named Dm + something, or Dm9 + something, or some other way?


I would call it a Dm(add9). A Dm(add9) is spelled:

D - F - A - E

The only note you are missing is A which is the 5th which is commonly omitted.

  • add9, not add2? – Dmitry Sep 25 '15 at 21:16
  • Add2 isn't really a thing : music.stackexchange.com/a/26761/7222 – Dom Sep 25 '15 at 21:17
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    If it had to be a 2 you could say "sus2", which is almost always a misnomer (not really suspended). In this case "add9" is clearly best. – Todd Wilcox Sep 25 '15 at 21:38

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