G#m7#5 Piano Chord

G#m7#5

G# Minor 7th Sharp Five

Root
G#
Min 3rd
B
♯5th
E
Min 7th
F#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
G#
B
E
F#

The Notes in a G# Minor 7th Sharp Five Chord

The Min 3rd

Finding B from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move up to A
  • Step 2: move up to A#
  • Step 3: Land on B
Min 3rd
B
Root
G#
1
2
  • A is a minor second above G#.
  • A# is a major 2nd above G#.
  • B is a minor third above G#.

The # 5th

Finding E from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move down to FX
  • Step 2: move down to F#
  • Step 3: move down to E#
  • Step 4: Land on E
♯5th
E
Root
G#
1
2
3
  • FX is a minor second below G#.
  • F# is a major 2nd below G#.
  • E# is a minor third below G#.
  • E is a major third below G#. The sharp fifth is down a major third? Confusing, right? The note E is down 4 half-steps from G#, but up 8 half-steps from G#:
♯5th
E
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

The Min 7th

Finding F# from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move down to FX
  • Step 2: Land on F#
Min 7th
F#
Root
G#
1
  • FX is a minor second below G#.
  • F# is a major 2nd below G#. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note F# is down 2 half-steps from G#, but up 10 half-steps from G#:
Min 7th
F#
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9