Accessible Page: Absus4 Chord on Guitar: How To Play the Ab Suspended Fourth chord

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Ab sus4 Description

This chord is made up of the Root, Perfect Fourth, and Perfect Fifth

Different notations for the Absus4 chord:

  • Ab Suspended Fourth
  • Absus4

The notes in the Absus4 chord are Ab, Db, and Eb

Learn 4 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 1 of the D and G strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 4 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 4 of the low E, A, B and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 6 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 6 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

Audio file

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 6 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 8 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 9 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

Audio file

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 4 of the low E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 6 of the D and G strings at the same time

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

Audio file

Listen to the mp3 audio of this chord position

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