C augmented Chord (Caug) & C augmented 7th (Caug7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the C augmented chord, abbreviated as Caug or C+.

    The C augmented triad consists of the notes C, E and G♯. The 2 inversions to the C augmented triad are E G# C and G# C E.

    The C augmented 7th chord, abbreviated as Caug7 or C+7, has the notes C, E, G♯ and B. The 3 inversions to the C augmented 7th chord are E G# B C, G# B C E and B C E G#.

    The intervals of the C augmented chord are the root (C) , major third (E) and augmented fifth (G♯). With the C augmented 7th chord, there's an additional minor seventh (B).

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the C augmented and C augmented7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    C augmented Chord on Piano

    C augmented chord

    notes: C E G♯

    • C
    • E
    • G

    C augmented 1st inversion

    notes: E G# C

    • E
    • G
    • C

    C augmented 2nd inversion

    notes: G# C E

    • G
    • C
    • E

    C augmented 7th chord

    notes: C E G♯ B

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • B

    C augmented 7th 1st inversion

    notes: E G# B C

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • C

    C augmented 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: G# B C E

    • G
    • B
    • C
    • E

    C augmented 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: B C E G#

    • B
    • C
    • E
    • G

    🎸 C augmented Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the C augmented chord and the C augmented 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    C augmented 7th 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 C augmented chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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