Suspended 2 – Chords

Suspended 2 Chord

The suspended 2 (sus2) chord is simply the major chord with the 3rd note of the major scale replaced by the 2nd note of the major scale.

Let’s use the C major chord to show this:

C Major

C Sus2

You can use MusicWheels™ to discover all the other sus2 chords and their notes.

Chord Formula:

A chord is made up of notes based on the intervals of the major scale.

The sus2 chord formula is 1-2-5 (i.e. the Root, 2nd and 5th notes of the major scale).

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