Guitar chord Gmaj - diagrams and theory

G maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

The G Major chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, and Perfect Fifth

Name variations for the G Major chord:

  • G Major
  • G Maj
  • G M
  • G Major Triad
  • Gmaj

This chord is made up of the notes G, B, and D

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Notes in the G maj chord:

G B D

Tones of the Major chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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How To Play The G Major chord on guitar

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Position 1
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G maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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G maj position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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G maj position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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G maj position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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G maj position 19 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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G maj position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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G maj position 17 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
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G maj position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
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G maj position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
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G maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
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G maj position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
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G maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
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G maj position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
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G maj position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
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G maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
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G maj position 18 guitar chord diagram

Position 17
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G maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

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G maj guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

3
1
5
3
1
5
1
3
1
5
3
5
3
1
3
5
1
5
3
1
5

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