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Spread Triads: sus4 chords

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Learn the sus4 spread triads and apply them to your playing.

Compare these triads to the spread sus2 triads.

Sixth String

Root position spread triad (F sus4)

f natural
fret tile
fret tile
a sharp, b flat
c natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

First-inversion spread triad (F sus2)

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
c natural
fret tile
a sharp, b flat
fret tile
fret tile
f natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

Second-inversion spread triad (F sus2)

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
c natural
fret tile
fret tile
f natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
a sharp, b flat
fret tile
fret tile

Fifth String

First-inversion spread triad (B♭ sus4)

a sharp, b flat
fret tile
fret tile
f natural
fret tile
d sharp, e flat
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

First-inversion spread triad (B♭ sus4)

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
f natural
d sharp, e flat
fret tile
fret tile
a sharp, b flat
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile

Second-inversion spread triad (B♭ sus4)

fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
f natural
fret tile
fret tile
fret tile
a sharp, b flat
fret tile
fret tile
d sharp, e flat
fret tile
fret tile

Key Tasks

  • Practice the triads from the 6th string root and the 5th string root.
  • Visualize the relationship between the Fsus4 and B♭sus2.
  • Try resolving the Fsus4 chords down to Fmaj, and then up to B♭maj

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