C#5 Chord (C# Power Chord) on Piano & Guitar
Here's a piano keyboard and guitar fretboard reference to the
C♯5 chord, also known as
C♯ power chord or
C♯ no 3rd.
The notes of the C♯5 chord are C♯ G♯.
The intervals of the C♯5 chord are the root (C♯) and the perfect fifth (G♯). Since five chords don't have a major or minor third, they don't have a distinctive major or minor feel.
Five chords are often used on the guitar and are known as power chords. When played on the piano, they are often played with an extra root note on top, an extra C♯ in the case of the C♯5 chord.
🎸 You can jump to guitar chord diagrams for the C♯5 chord in common positions on the guitar fretboard.
C♯5 Chord on Piano
⌨️ hint: use number 1 to trigger the C♯5 chord and the number 2 to trigger the chord with an added root on top.
notes: C♯ G♯
C♯5 Chord with Extra Root
notes: C♯ G♯ C♯
🎸 Guitar Diagrams for the C♯ Power Chord
Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the C♯5 chord, along with finger positions or note names.
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Minor ChordsCmin C♯min D♭minDminD♯minE♭minEminFminF♯minG♭minGminG♯minA♭minAminA♯minB♭minBmin
Diminished ChordsCdim C♯dimDdimD♯dimE♭dimEdimFdimF♯dimGdimG♯dimAdimA♯dimB♭dimBdim
Augmented ChordsCaug C♯aug D♭augDaugD♯augE♭augEaugFaugF♯augG♭augGaugG♯augA♭augAaugA♯augB♭augBaug
Dominant 7th and 9th ChordsC7D7E7F7G7A7B7 C♯7E♭7F♯7A♭7B♭7C9D9E9F9G9A9B9 C♯9E♭9F♯9A♭9B♭9
Suspended ChordsCsusDsusEsusFsusGsusAsusBsus C♯susD♯susF♯susG♯susA♯sus
The piano samples used for this C♯5 chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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