How to Play F#/G Flat Guitar ChordNow, this is an amazing chord every guitar player should have up his sleeve.
It is what we call a “slash” chord.
It’s not a G flat guitar chord. Be mindful of the way the chord is noted. It’s not Gb, it’s G/B, hence the “slash” chord moniker.
This is a G chord with B in the bass, meaning the B note is the lowest one you are playing.
We’re gonna show you how to play it and show you some tips and tricks how you can use it to make gorgeous sounding chord progressions.
Let us make haste!
Watch this video to learn How to Play F#/G Flat Guitar Chord
G major chord
For this one, put your middle finger on the 3rd fret of the 6th string. Use your index finger to fret the 2nd fret of the 5th string. Add your ring finger to the 3rd fret of the 2nd string. Lastly, put your pinky on the 3rd fret of the 1st string.
Strum all 6 strings with your picking hand.
Achieving the G/B Guitar Chord Sound
Therefore, for this one: Use your index finger to fret the 2nd fret of the 5th string. Add your ring finger to the 3rd fret of the 2nd string. Lastly, put your pinky on the 3rd fret of the 1st string.
And voila! There you have it!
As far as your picking hand goes, strum the bottom 5 strings.
G/B Chord Guitar tips:
- There is a very cool trick for creating majestically sounding chord progressions. Fret the G/B guitar chord, and then fret the 3rd fret of the 5th string with your ring finger. Use your index finger to press the 2nd fret of the 4th string. That way you are getting a gorgeous Cadd9 chord. You’ll thank us later.
- While playing any of the aforementioned guitar chords, make sure that all your open strings ring. You have to make sure that your fingers are not brushing up any unwanted strings, and thus muting them. Pick all the strings in succession, to make sure everything is ok. You may need to adjust your fretting hand’s angle
- When reading the G/B chord diagram, you should know that ‘’X’’ signifies a string you do not want to play.
- When placing your fingers to play this G/B chord, make sure that you are behind the fret wire. Also, barre’s aside, make sure that you are pressing the strings with your fingertips.
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