G Suspended Second Guitar Chord (Gsus2) | Easy Ways to Play It

G sus2 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Major Second, and Perfect Fifth

This chord is also spelled in the following ways:

  • G Suspended Second
  • Gsus2

The notes of this chord are G, A, and D

The third interval is not included in a suspended chord, so it is neither major nor minor.

Notes that compose the G sus2 chord:

GAD

Formula of the Suspended Second chord:

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

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How To Play The G Suspended Second chord on guitar

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G sus2 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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G sus2 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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Chord tones in te G sus2 chord

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

1
5
2
2
1
5
1
2
1
5
2
5
2
1
5
2
1
5
1
5
2

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

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