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C# aug Description

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##

Learn 3 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 3 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the A string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 3 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 5 of the low E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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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 9 of the high E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 10 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 11 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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