The intervals of this chord are Root, Perfect Fourth, and Perfect Fifth
Some chord charts name this chord as:
- G Suspended Fourth
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).
Suspended chords are one of most useful things in a musician's bag of tricks.
Notes in the G sus4 chord:
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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!
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: