Asked • 06/19/19

Notating Augmented Chords?

When writing an Augmented chord, which inversion of the chord should I use? The problem came up while I was composing (piano). I came to an augmented chord and couldn't think of which version to use due to the accidentals. The key I was writing for here is C# Minor. 'n' reperesents a natural: 1. G#+ Root: G♯ - B♯ - D♯♯ 2. C+ 2nd Inv: G♯ - C♮ - E 3. E+ 1st Inv: G♯ - B# - E I remember from my music theory that an inverted augmented chord creates another augmented chord. But I have no clue how I should write it. If I had to guess, I would say that you chose based off the key that you're writing in.

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Marcio P. answered • 06/24/19

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