Augmented Chord on Guitar - P4 Tuning

4-Voices on Fretboard in P4 Tuning:

Image of Augmented Chord on the Guitar in P4 tuning.


There are over 42 voicings for the Augmented chord on guitar and the image above shows only 3 of them. For more voicings see: Fretboard Chord Charts for Guitar in P4 tuning

The Augmented chord contains a major third, and a augmented fifth.

The intervallic relationships it contains are: major third, minor sixth, major third.


  • Root
  • Major Third
  • Augmented Fifth


The Augmented chord has a dissonance rating of 31*

*Dissonance is very subjective. So, as a general guideline, this number is mathematically derived by measuring the intervallic dissonance this chord contains. (The higher the number the more dissonant the chord.)

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