G major chord

G major chord for piano (including G/B and G/D inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular G chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the G chord marked in red color.
Theory: The G major chord is constructed with a rootThe lowest note in the chord, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).

G

G chord diagram with marked notes G - B - D
Notes: G - B - D
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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G major - inversions

Explanation: G/B is a G major chord with B as the bass note and G/D is a G major chord with D as the bass note.

G/B (1st inversion)

G/B chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)

G/D (2nd inversion)

G/D chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also G chords with alternative bass notes ›

G chord categories

G Gm G7 Gm7 Gmaj7 G6 Gm6 G6/9 G5 G9 Gm9 Gmaj9 G11 Gm11 G13 Gadd G7-5 G7+5 Gsus Gdim Gaug