Chord Construction Lesson

2 vs Sus Tones

Difficulty: beginner

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2 chords, also called sus2, are constructed with the 1st, 2nd, and 5th notes of the major scale.

Sus chords, also called sus4, are constructed with the 1st, 4th, and 5th notes of the major scale.

D2

2R5R2R5R

This common D2 chord shape is constructed of 1 (R for root), 2, and 5.