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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Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.
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.
In the new ebook, Chords Domination, you'll find the fretboard tones maps for 44 different qualities of chords. Check it out: