A Augmented Fifth Guitar Chord (Aaug) | Easy Ways to Play It

A aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals that compose the A Augmented Fifth chord are Root, Major Third, and Augmented Fifth

This chord is also spelled in the following ways:

  • A Augmented Fifth
  • A Augmented Triad
  • A +5
  • A #5
  • Aaug

The notes of the A Augmented Fifth chord are A, C#, and E#

Notes of the A aug chord:

AC#E#

Tones in the Augmented Fifth chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the A Augmented Fifth chord

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Position 1
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A aug position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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A aug position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Open

A aug position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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A aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

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Chord tones in te A aug chord

This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.

1
#5
#5
3
1
#5
3
1
1
#5
3
1
#5
3
3
1
#5
3
1

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