Eaug Guitar Chord | How to Play The E Augmented Fifth Chord

E aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

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
  • Eaug

This chord is made up of the notes E, G#, and B#

Notes in the E aug chord:

EG#B#

Formula of the Augmented Fifth chord:

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

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E Augmented Fifth Guitar Chord Voicings

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Position 1
Movable

E aug position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

E aug position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreMovable

E aug position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
BarreMovable

E aug position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
BarreOpen

E aug position 5 guitar chord diagram

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Fretboard map of E aug chord tones

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

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