ksmash5
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uhm is the chord G2

e 2
B 2
G 0
D 0
A 2
E 3

and why do people name chords with a 2.. are there other 2 chords? A2 B2 C2?
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#2
its called a 2 because you push down on the second string (B string)
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#3
Its just another way of playing it. Idk if its actually called a G2, but it is a variation of a G major chord.
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Quote by qotsa1998
Its just another way of playing it. Idk if its actually called a G2, but it is a variation of a G major chord.

he's right by the way. there3 isnt really a theory base to that chord name. i think its just a heavier sounding g
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#5
I honestly prefer this chord to the normal G maj
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oh ok, well I have a lot of music that has G2. So you could even play "G2" in a song if it was just a G chord if you thought it sounded better?

and what would

e 2
B 2
G 0
D 2
A 3
E x

or the same thing but with Em and the 2 at the high e and b string be called?
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#7
Quote by ksmash5
uhm is the chord G2

e 2
B 2
G 0
D 0
A 2
E 3

and why do people name chords with a 2.. are there other 2 chords? A2 B2 C2?


Usually you will see 9 instead of 2, as in G9 & G major9 and Gadd9. Typically you will only see 2 for a sus chord such as Gsus2


The chord you tabbed above is a Gmaj7#11 - not any type of 2nd/9th
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oh yeah thats what I was asking. so how do you play a G2 then.. I have music that says G2 on it.
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#9
Whats the song? Is it a tab or from a book? 'G2' isn't a very clear symbol for a chord but it mostly likely means Gsus2 which = the notes G A D. here are a couple of voicings...



e-----------------3----3-------10---
b-----------------3----3-------10---
g-----------------0----2-------12---
d--7--------------0----0-------12---
a--5--------------0----0-------10---
e--3--------------3----3-------------------
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#10
I'm wondering if they don't mean:

320033
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#11
i never use a standard g ever i always play 320033 unless im steping into g6 and g7 ala driver 8 or the boxer by simon and garfunkle
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#12
Quote by ksmash5
oh ok, well I have a lot of music that has G2. So you could even play "G2" in a song if it was just a G chord if you thought it sounded better?

and what would

e 2
B 2
G 0
D 2
A 3
E x

or the same thing but with Em and the 2 at the high e and b string be called?


thats called Cadd9
the other that you describe is Em7
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i use 320033 over the standard Gmajor all the time. i like how it sounds a lot more. it also transitions well with Cadd9.
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#14
Cadd9 is probably my favourite chord Lol I dunno why, it just has a really cool sound.

And the other G is just Gmajor just a different way of playing it, B and D are both notes in a G major chord so it's the same whether you fret the 2nd string or not..

As for G2 I've only ever heard of a Gsus2 but maybe it's some weird rare chord no one ever uses.. What's the song?
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It's called a G2 because you put the 2nd of G in it, which would be A. I see G2 in alot of the church music I play. Not really anywhere else though.
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do you mean 320033 ? 320022 sounds like complete ****.

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#17
i think this g it sounds better then the "normal" g chord
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Quote by FenderKid87
It's called a G2 because you put the 2nd of G in it, which would be A. I see G2 in alot of the church music I play. Not really anywhere else though.

yeah I play at a church and they gave me a buncha music that has G2 and I didn't know what it was..
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Quote by AcsticRckr89
thats called Cadd9
the other that you describe is Em7

ok, whats the one I tabbed?
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Quote by ksmash5
ok, whats the one I tabbed?

oh I see.. Cadd9 is the one I tabbed thank's
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do you mean 320033 ? 320022 sounds like complete ****.

yes, my bad. I should just delete this thread
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#22
its called a 2 because you push down on the second string (B string)


Lol. No.

Usually you will see 9 instead of 2, as in G9 & G major9 and Gadd9. Typically you will only see 2 for a sus chord such as Gsus2


The chord you tabbed above is a Gmaj7#11 - not any type of 2nd/9th


Correct.

and what would

e 2
B 2
G 0
D 2
A 3
E x


CMaddb9,#11

i never use a standard g ever i always play 320033


320033 is a standard G major chord.
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#23
Quote by tom183
Lol. No.


Correct.


CMaddb9,#11


320033 is a standard G major chord.

look dude thats straight from Andy Aledort so i think i trust his advice not yours. and its a rock chord used by bands like acdc and the who it is called a G2
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#24
^Tom is right - the 2 refers to the note , not the string number - You can play G2 without using the 2nd string at all
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#25
Quote by tom183



CMaddb9,#11





Right, that chord isn't Cadd9 like the other post says.
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#26
As for the standard 320003 and 320033 can both be considered 'standard' the both have the same 1, 3, 5 major chord pattern the only difference is an extra B or extra D.
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#27
look dude thats straight from Andy Aledort so i think i trust his advice not yours. and its a rock chord used by bands like acdc and the who it is called a G2


I have no idea who Andy Aledort is but if you think

"its called a 2 because you push down on the second string (B string)"

then im afraid you have been misinformed.
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Quote by tom183
I have no idea who Andy Aledort is but if you think

"its called a 2 because you push down on the second string (B string)"

then im afraid you have been misinformed.

ya i miss read thx for not flaming me i was wrong. thx for straightening my noob ass out too
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#29
x32022 is c add b9,#11

but i think he meant x32033

which is c add 9