A Sus4 Guitar Chord: Fretboard Charts & Variations


Chord Description

A sus4 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Perfect Fourth, and Perfect Fifth

The Asus4 chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • A Suspended Fourth
  • Asus4

The notes of the A Suspended Fourth chord are A, D, and E. This chord is called suspended, because it does not have the 3rd.

Notes that compose the A sus4 chord:

ADE

Chord Structure:

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

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How To Play The Asus4 chord on guitar

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Position 1
Open

A sus4 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
BarreOpen

A sus4 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreOpen

A sus4 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
BarreOpen

A sus4 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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How to create your own A sus4 chord fingerings

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

5
4
1
5
1
5
4
1
5
4
1
4
1
5
5
4
1
4
5
4
1
5