Asus Chord on Piano & Guitar: Asus4 & Asus2 Chords

    Here's a piano keyboard reference for the Asus2 chord (A suspended 2nd) and the Asus4 chord (A suspended 4th).

    The notes of the Asus2 chord are A B E and the notes of the Asus4 chord are A D E.

    The intervals of the Asus2 chord are the root (A), major second (B) and perfect fifth (E). The intervals of the Asus4 chord are the root (A), perfect fourth (D) and perfect fifth (E).

    Suspended chords (aka sus chords) are chords where the third is raised to a perfect 4th in the case of a sus4 chord or the third is lowered to a major 2nd in the case of a sus2 chord. These chords inherently have more tension than their minor or major chord counterpart.

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the Asus4 and Asus2 chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    Asus4 & Asus2 Chords on Piano

    Asus4 Chord

    notes: A D E

    • A
    • D
    • E

    Asus2 Chord

    notes: A B E

    • A
    • B
    • E

    🎸 Guitar Diagrams for Asus4 & Asus2 Chords

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the Asus4 and the Asus2 chords, along with finger positions or note names.

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    Asus4 Guitar Chords

    Asus2 Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    piano samples

    The piano samples used for this A suspended chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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