G#7 is most commonly played with the root note on the 4thfret of the 6th string.
G#7 is short for G sharp dominant 7. The dominant 7 chord is a significant chord, because it plays a very important function in any given key.
10 Ways To Play The G#7 Chord
If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for G#7, here they are.
Some Quick G Sharp 7 Chord Theory
- The G#7 chord contains the notes G#, B#, D# and F#.
- G#7 is short for G Sharp dominant 7.
- The G#7 chord is produced by taking the 1 (root), 3, 5 and b7 of the G sharp Major scale.
- The F#7 is the fifth chord in the key of C#. It resolves naturally to the C# Major chord.
- The G#7 chord (just like all dominant 7 chords) contains the following intervals (starting from the root note): major 3rd, minor 3rd, minor 3rd, tone (which leads back to the root note).
- The G# mixolydian mode can be used when soloing over the G#7 chord.