• The Key of C

  • C Major

    CM or Cmaj

  • C Minor

    Cm or Cmin

  • C Augmented

    C+ or Caug

  • C Diminished

    C° or Cdim

  • C Dominant Seventh

    C7 or Cdom7

  • C Minor Seventh

    Cm7 or Cmin7

  • C Major Seventh

    CM7 or Cmaj7

  • C Minor Major Seventh

    CmM7 or Cmin-maj7

  • C Dominant Seventh Flat Five

    C7♭5 or Cdom7♭5

  • C Suspended Second

    Csus2

+ C Chord Variations
  • The Key of C

  • C Major

    CM or Cmaj

  • C Minor

    Cm or Cmin

  • C Augmented

    C+ or Caug

  • C Diminished

    C° or Cdim

  • C Dominant Seventh

    C7 or Cdom7

  • C Minor Seventh

    Cm7 or Cmin7

  • C Major Seventh

    CM7 or Cmaj7

  • C Minor Major Seventh

    CmM7 or Cmin-maj7

  • C Dominant Seventh Flat Five

    C7♭5 or Cdom7♭5

  • C Suspended Second

    Csus2

The Key of C

The key of C contains no sharps and no flats, and contains the following notes:

C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C

The C major scale uses all the above notes and looks like this on the music staff and tablature.

And on the guitar neck looks like this. To play the C major scale, make sure you are starting and ending on a “C” note in each position.

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Let’s look at each pattern individually:

The first position of the C major scale

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The second position of the C major scale

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The Key of C

The key of C contains no sharps and no flats, and contains the following notes:

C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C

The C major scale uses all the above notes and looks like this on the music staff and tablature.

And on the guitar neck looks like this. To play the C major scale, make sure you are starting and ending on a “C” note in each position.

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Let’s look at each pattern individually:

The first position of the C major scale

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The second position of the C major scale

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