Gsus Chord on Piano & Guitar: Gsus4 & Gsus2 Chords

    Here's a piano keyboard reference for the Gsus2 chord (G suspended 2nd) and the Gsus4 chord (G suspended 4th).

    The notes of the Gsus2 chord are G A D and the notes of the Gsus4 chord are G C D.

    The intervals of the Gsus2 chord are the root (G), major second (A) and perfect fifth (D). The intervals of the Gsus4 chord are the root (G), perfect fourth (C) and perfect fifth (D).

    Suspended chords (aka sus chords) are chords where the third is raised to a perfect 4th in the case of a sus4 chord or the third is lowered to a major 2nd in the case of a sus2 chord. These chords inherently have more tension than their minor or major chord counterpart.

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the Gsus4 and Gsus2 chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    Gsus4 & Gsus2 Chords on Piano

    Gsus4 Chord

    notes: G C D

    • G
    • C
    • D

    Gsus2 Chord

    notes: G A D

    • G
    • A
    • D

    🎸 Guitar Diagrams for Gsus4 & Gsus2 Chords

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the Gsus4 and the Gsus2 chords, along with finger positions or note names.

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    Gsus4 Guitar Chords

    Gsus2 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 suspended chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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