Chord Construction Lesson

G7 Tones

Difficulty: intermediate

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Let's take a look at the chord tones of some common G chord shapes with dominant and major sevenths. All these chords will have the same root of G, for comparison purposes.



Gmaj7 is built with G B D F#, the 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th notes of the G major scale.

Let's take a look at a few more common chord shapes that use the barred first finger.