C Augmented (+) chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - #5
Notes in C aug C - E - G# (Ab)

The augmented chord is a triad built with two major thirds. It is usually notated either as aug or + chord. The aug chord is symmetric. You can divide the scale into three major thirds, meaning that for instance Caug and Eaug will have the same notes. Because of this, there are basically only four different augmented chords.

C Augmented (+) Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Caug guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

If you are a beginner guitarist, start by learning to play easier beginner guitar chords at first, and advance to harder ones with time.

Chord learning tip 2.

When playing barre chords, make sure you move your wrist forward further than you would with open chords, this allows for more added pressure to your first finger.

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