C Sharp Chord on Guitar | Play Major Chords

C# maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

The C# Major chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, and Perfect Fifth

Name variations for the C#maj chord:

  • C# Major
  • C# Maj
  • C# M
  • C# Major Triad
  • C#maj

The notes in the C# Major chord are C#, E#, and G#

Notes in the C# maj chord:

C#E#G#

Formula of the Major chord:

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

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C# Major Guitar Chord Voicings

Chord boxes are sorted from the easiest to the hardest. Learn how to read chord diagrams.

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Position 1
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C# maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C# maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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C# maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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C# maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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C# maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Complete Fretboard Map of C# maj chord tones

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!

3
5
3
1
3
5
1
5
3
1
5
3
1
5
1
3
1
5

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

  • Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
  • Improvise targeting the right notes
  • Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.

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