How to Play Gsus4 Chord on Guitar | G Suspended Fourth


Chord Description

G sus4 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals of this chord are Root, Perfect Fourth, and Perfect Fifth

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • G Suspended Fourth
  • Gsus4

The notes in the G Suspended Fourth chord are G, C, and D.
This is a suspended chord, then it's neither major or minor (as it does not have the Third).

Notes in the G sus4 chord:

G C D

Chord Formula:

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

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Fingerings for the G Suspended Fourth guitar chord

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Position 1
Open

G sus4 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Barre Movable

G sus4 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barre Movable

G sus4 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Barre Movable

G sus4 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Chord tones in te G sus4 chord

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

1
5
4
1
5
4
1
4
1
5
5
4
1
4
5
4
1
5
1
5

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