C# Powerchord (C#5) chords on guitar

C# 5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals of this chord are Root, and Perfect Fifth

The C#5 chord is known as:

  • C# Powerchord
  • C#5

The notes in the C# Powerchord are C#, and G#

Notes of the C# 5 chord:

C# G#

Tones of the Powerchord chord:

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

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C#5 Guitar Chord Voicings

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Position 1
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C# 5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C# 5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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C# 5 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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C# 5 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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C# 5 position 5 guitar chord diagram

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Fretboard map of C# 5 chord tones

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

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5
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5
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5
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