There are ten positions (ways, variants etc.) to play the F# or Gb 7th chord on the mandolin.
In this article you can find the most common F# or Gb 7th chord positions – displayed on the slideshow above, fingered for your convenience. If you need help to understand how to play them, you will find step-by-step instructions at the middle of this article. Finally, the article closes with a chord chart for future reference, feel free to print it.
The F#/Gb 7th chord consists of the following four notes:
- F# (Gb), which is the root
- A# (Bb), which is the 3rd
- C# (Db), which is the 5th
- E (Fb), which is the 7th
Here you can see it written on a pentagram:
- Second finger on 3rd fret of fourth string.
- Index finger barre on 2nd fret of third and first string
- Third finger on 4th fret of second string.
If you feel like learning how to play F# (Gb) on every possible position on the mandolin, see below a Chord Chart diagram for your reference.
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