Augmeted Chords

What is an Augmented Chord?

An Augmented chord contains a root, its major third and an augmented fifth (I, III, V+) as shown in the schematic above.

There can be multiple versions of each of these notes by fretting the same note on different strings. Sometimes the same note is repeated, other times the note is duplicated one octave higher. In each case, though, the character of the chord is preserved.
Open String Diminished Chords







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