G Major Chord (Gmaj) & G Major 7th (Gmaj7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the G Major chord, abbreviated as Gmaj or GM.

    The G Major triad consists of the notes G, B and D. The 2 inversions to the G Major triad are B D G and D G B.

    The G Major 7th chord, abbreviated as Gmaj7 or GM7, has the notes G, B, D and F♯. The 3 inversions to the G Major 7th chord are B D F♯ G, D F♯ G B and F♯ G B D.

    The intervals of the G Major chord are the root (G) , major third (B) and perfect fifth (D). With the G Major 7th chord, there's an additional major seventh (F♯).

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the G Major and G Major7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    The G Major chord is a diatonic chord in the following keys:

    • The I chord in the key of G major
    • The V chord in the key of C major
    • The IV chord in the key of D major
    • The III chord in the key of E minor
    • The VII chord in the key of A minor
    • The VI chord in the key of B minor

    G Major Chord on Piano

    G Major chord

    notes: G B D

    • G
    • B
    • D

    G Major 1st inversion

    notes: B D G

    • B
    • D
    • G

    G Major 2nd inversion

    notes: D G B

    • D
    • G
    • B

    G Major 7th chord

    notes: G B D F♯

    • G
    • B
    • D
    • F

    G Major 7th 1st inversion

    notes: B D F♯ G

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • G

    G Major 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: D F♯ G B

    • D
    • F
    • G
    • B

    G Major 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: F♯ G B D

    • F
    • G
    • B
    • D

    🎸 G Major Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the G Major chord and the G Major 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    G Major 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this G Major chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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