How to play a G#maj7 chord on piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of G#maj7 on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

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G#maj7 - Root position

Play chord of G#maj7
G#maj7 on piano

The notes required to play a chord of G#maj7 on piano are as follows:

  • G#
  • C
  • D#
  • G

For the standard root position of G#maj7, use your left hand to play two G# notes, one octave apart. Then play the remaining notes of C, D# and G with your right hand to make up the rest of the chord.

G#maj7 root position on piano
Here's how it sounds:

G#maj7 - First inversion

Also written as G#maj7/C
G#maj7 first inversion on piano
Here's how it sounds:

G#maj7 - Second inversion

Also written as G#maj7/D#
G#maj7 second inversion on piano
Here's how it sounds:
Learn about chord inversions on piano
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