Here's a piano keyboard reference for the
Csus2 chord (C
suspended 2nd) and the
Csus4 chord (C
The notes of the Csus2 chord are C D G and the notes of the Csus4 chord are C F G.
The intervals of the Csus2 chord are the root (C), major second (D) and perfect fifth (G). The intervals of the Csus4 chord are the root (C), perfect fourth (F) and perfect fifth (G).
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 Csus4 and Csus2 chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.
Csus4 & Csus2 Chords on Piano
⌨️ hint: use number 1 to trigger the Csus4 chord and the number 2 to trigger the Csus2 chord.
notes: C F G
notes: C D G
🎸 Guitar Diagrams for Csus4 & Csus2 Chords
Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the Csus4 and the Csus2 chords, along with finger positions or note names.