How to construct and play the sus4 chord

Name

The sus4 is also named suspended fourth

Alternative name

Use sus instead of sus4

Quality

A sus4 is a Unknown chord

Intervals

How to construct a sus4 chord?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this chord. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this chord from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the sus4 chord in any key

You can play a Csuspended fourth with the following notes.

C   F   G  

Sheet music of C suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Csus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Csus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C suspended fourth.

Csus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a C#suspended fourth with the following notes.

C#   F#   G#  

Sheet music of C# suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the C#sus4 chord written down in sheet music.
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C# suspended fourth.

C#sus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dbsuspended fourth with the following notes.

Db   Gb   Ab  

Sheet music of Db suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dbsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Db suspended fourth.

Dbsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dsuspended fourth with the following notes.

D   G   A  

Sheet music of D suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D suspended fourth.

Dsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a D#suspended fourth with the following notes.

D#   G#   A#  

Sheet music of D# suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the D#sus4 chord written down in sheet music.
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D# suspended fourth.

D#sus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebsuspended fourth with the following notes.

Eb   Ab   Bb  

Sheet music of Eb suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Ebsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Eb suspended fourth.

Ebsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Esuspended fourth with the following notes.

E   A   B  

Sheet music of E suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Esus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Esus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for E suspended fourth.

Esus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Fsuspended fourth with the following notes.

F   Bb   C  

Sheet music of F suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Fsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F suspended fourth.

Fsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#suspended fourth with the following notes.

F#   B   C#  

Sheet music of F# suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the F#sus4 chord written down in sheet music.
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# suspended fourth.

F#sus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbsuspended fourth with the following notes.

Gb   Cb   Db  

Sheet music of Gb suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gbsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb suspended fourth.

Gbsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gsuspended fourth with the following notes.

G   C   D  

Sheet music of G suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G suspended fourth.

Gsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#suspended fourth with the following notes.

G#   C#   D#  

Sheet music of G# suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the G#sus4 chord written down in sheet music.
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# suspended fourth.

G#sus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Absuspended fourth with the following notes.

Ab   Db   Eb  

Sheet music of Ab suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Absus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Absus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab suspended fourth.

Absus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Asuspended fourth with the following notes.

A   D   E  

Sheet music of A suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Asus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Asus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A suspended fourth.

Asus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a A#suspended fourth with the following notes.

A#   D#   E#  

Sheet music of A# suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the A#sus4 chord written down in sheet music.
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#sus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# suspended fourth.

A#sus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbsuspended fourth with the following notes.

Bb   Eb   F  

Sheet music of Bb suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bbsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb suspended fourth.

Bbsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bsuspended fourth with the following notes.

B   E   F#  

Sheet music of B suspended fourth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bsus4 chord written down in sheet music.
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bsus4 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B suspended fourth.

Bsus4 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app