G# or Ab chord

G# or Ab major chord for guitar in different forms: basic, as barre chord and with a capo.


G#

  • G# chord diagram

G# with capo

  • G# capo

G# barre 1st

  • G# barre 1st

G# barre 2nd

  • G# barre 2nd

Comments

G# and Ab (G sharp and A flat major) are the same chord, but they change theirs name depending on the key they are played in.

Chords that sounds good together with G#

The primary chords that sound good in a chord progression with G# is: A#m, Cm, C#, D# and Fm.

Theory of the G# / Ab chord

The notes that an G# chord consists of is G#, C, D#. For a Ab chord the notes are written Ab, C, Eb.

Alternatives with capo

G shape with a capo on 1st fret (see picture).
E shape with a capo on 4rd fret.
D shape with a capo on 6th fret.

See also G# minor chord.