C sus chords

C sus chords for piano (sus4 and sus2) with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Csus4 and Csus2 are three-note chords. Csus2 is sometimes written as C2.
Theory: In these chords, the third (the second note in the chord) are being replaced with either a major secondAn interval consisting of two semitones or a perfect fourAn interval consisting of five semitones. The sus4 chord includes a perfect four and the sus2 chord includes a major second.


Csus4 chord diagram
Notes: C - F - G
Left hand: 5-2-1
Right hand: 1-4-5


Csus2 chord diagram
Notes: C - D - G
Left hand: 5-4-1
Right hand: 1-2-5

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C chord categories

C Cm C7 Cm7 Cmaj7 CmM7 C6 Cm6 C6/9 C5 C9 Cm9 Cmaj9 C11 Cm11 Cmaj11 C13 Cm13 Cmaj13 Cadd C7-5 C7+5 Csus Cdim Cdim7 Cm7b5 Caug Caug7