This chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, and Augmented Fifth
Some books show this chord as:
- E Augmented Fifth
- E Augmented Triad
- E +5
- E #5
This chord is made up of the notes E, G#, and B#
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Notes in the E aug chord:
Formula of the Augmented Fifth 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: