Cmaj7(#5) Guitar Chord | How To Create and Play the C Major Seventh Sharp Fifth chord

C maj7(#5) guitar chord shapes

The intervals in the C Major Seventh Sharp Fifth chord are Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, and Major Seventh

You may find this chord denoted as:

  • C Major Seventh Sharp Fifth
  • C Maj7+5
  • C Maj7#5
  • Cmaj7(#5)

The notes in this chord are C, E, G#, and B

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Notes in the C maj7(#5) chord:

C E G# B

How to create the Major Seventh Sharp Fifth chord:

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

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C Major Seventh Sharp Fifth Guitar Chord Voicings

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How to construct the C maj7(#5) chord on guitar

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
7
3
1
#5
3
7
1
#5
7
#5
3
1
#5
7
3
7
1
1
#5
3
7
1
#5
3
7
3

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