How to Play a C7(#5) Chord on Guitar – Easy C Dominant Seventh Sharp Fifth Guitar Chord

C 7(#5) position 1 guitar chord diagram

The C Dominant Seventh Sharp Fifth chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, and Minor Seventh

The C7(#5) chord is known as:

  • C Dominant Seventh Sharp Fifth
  • C Dom+5
  • C 7#5
  • C 7+5
  • C 7aug5
  • C7(#5)

The C7(#5) chord is made up of the notes C, E, G#, and Bb

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Notes that compose the C 7(#5) chord:

C E G# Bb

Formula of the Dominant Seventh Sharp Fifth chord:

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

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Fingerings for the C7(#5) guitar chord

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Position 1
Barrè Movable

C 7(#5) position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Barrè Movable

C 7(#5) position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barrè Movable

C 7(#5) position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

C 7(#5) position 4 guitar chord diagram

C 7(#5) guitar chord: fretboard map of the intervals

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
3
1
#5
b7
3
b7
1
#5
#5
3
1
b7
#5
b7
3
1
b7
1
#5
3
1
b7
#5
3
3

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