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Gm Chord Ukulele

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Gm Chord Ukulele

The chart to the left shows how to properly play the Gm chord on a ukulele. This fingering applies to standard ukulele tuning (GCEA) for soprano, tenor, and concert ukuleles. You’ll probably not come across this chord very often in your ukulele career. But it’s easy enough to learn. That way you will have it when you need it.

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The Gm chord, (or G minor), is a three-note chord. It’s made up of the G, Bb, and D notes. The Gm chord on the ukulele has two G notes. (4th string open and 3rd string 3rd fret).

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Every chord has its own characteristic or personality. In his 1784 essay “A History of Key Characteristics in the 18th and Early 19th Centuries,” composer Christian Schuber wrote about the quality of different chords. Of the G minor chord he wrote, “Discontent, uneasiness, worry about a failed scheme; bad-tempered gnashing of teeth; in a word: resentment and dislike.” This is not surprising, as most of the minor chords have an uneasy quality about them.

Despite its tone, many popular songs were composed in the key of Gm. Elton John’s “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word”, or “Somebody to Love” by Queen, “50 Ways to Leave your Lover” by Paul Simon, and many others.

For more chords in addition to the Gm chord, download our FREE printable chart containing 21 of the most used ukulele chords!

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Learning to play the ukulele involves much more than just knowing a list of chords. There are also strumming patterns, finger positions, holding the ukulele correctly, etc. Having someone show you how to play can be a game-changerHaving a knowledgeable mentor or instructor is the fastest way to improve your skills and boost your confidence. Self-taught musicians tend to form bad habits and techniques that prove difficult to break or can actually impede their growth as a musician.

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