‘D Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:
D – F – G – A – C
The relative major of D minor is F Major.
The minor pentatonic scale in general is one of the easiest and most useful scales to learn on the guitar. The D minor pentatonic scale can be used over D minor chords and songs in the key of D minor.
For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the minor pentatonic scale, read the post on pentatonic scales.
The best way to practice any guitar scale is to memorize the individual positions along the fretboard. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for D minor pentatonic:
D Minor Pentatonic Scale in the Open Position
D Minor Pentatonic Scale CAGED Positions
Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the D minor pentatonic scale on the guitar (notes and tabs).