C Augmented Fifth Guitar Chord (Caug) | Easy Ways to Play It

C aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, and Augmented Fifth

The C Augmented Fifth chord is known as:

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

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

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Notes in 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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How To Play The Caug chord on guitar

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Position 1
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C aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

C aug position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Movable

C aug position 3 guitar chord diagram

How to construct the C aug chord on guitar

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

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

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