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
The notes in the C Augmented Fifth chord are C, E, and G#
You can use the fretboard to generated all the chord inversions for this chord.
Notes in the C aug chord:
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Play This Chord With Other Roots
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!