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
This chord is made up of the notes G, B, and D
To learn how chords are created, check this chord construction how-to.
Notes in the G maj chord:
Tones of the Major chord:
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If you have difficulties with bar chord shapes, check the Bar Chords Tips tutorial.
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Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.
These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:
- Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
- Improvise targeting the right notes
- Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: