C#aug Chord on Guitar: How To Play the C# Augmented Fifth chord

C# aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals composing the C#aug chord are Root, Major Third, and Augmented Fifth

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • C# Augmented Fifth
  • C# Augmented Triad
  • C# +5
  • C# #5
  • C#aug

The C#aug chord is composed of the notes C#, E#, and G##

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Notes of the C# aug chord:

C# E# G##

Chord Structure:

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

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Fingerings for the C#aug guitar chord

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Position 1
Barre Movable

C# aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C# aug position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

C# aug position 3 guitar chord diagram

Chord tones in te C# aug chord

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

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