C augmented piano chord - Caug

The C augmented chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes C, E and G#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Caug.

Interactive piano diagram for the C augmented chord

Piano keyboard displaying the C augmented chord with the notes B#CFbEG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Caug. The chords include more notes but always C, E and G#.

Scales with Caug

Below you find all scales that include Caug:

  • flat six pentatonic
  • whole tone pentatonic
  • lydian #5P pentatonic
  • augmented
  • mystery #1
  • six tone symmetric
  • whole tone
  • locrian major
  • double harmonic lydian
  • altered
  • mixolydian b6
  • lydian augmented
  • ultralocrian
  • augmented heptatonic
  • leading whole tone
  • lydian minor
  • phrygian dominant
  • harmonic major
  • double harmonic major
  • persian
  • enigmatic
  • major augmented
  • purvi raga
  • spanish heptatonic
  • bebop major
  • messiaen's mode #6
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

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C augmented piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Caug chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the C augmented chord (Caug). The notes C, E and G# are highlighted.