How To Play Asus2 Chord On Guitar

Learn how to play A-Suspended or Asus2 Chord properly on the Guitar in this easy step-by-step lesson.

Asus2 Chord Chart Guitar

Asus2 Guitar Chord Diagram

How To Play Asus2 or A Suspended Chord On Guitar

Asus2 Chord is a 5 String Chord. To Play Asus2 Chord on Guitar:

  1. Place Your Index Finger on Second Fret, Fourth String.
  2. Place Your Middle Finger on Second FretThird String.
  3. First String, Second String, and Fifth String are played open.
  4. Sixth String is generally not played, but you can play it open as well.

To learn about  Intervals and Music Theory, check out this lesson.

Notes In an Asus2 or A-Suspended Chord

Notes played in an Asus2 Chord are A, B and E.

  • Root Note A is played on the 5th string and 3rd string.
  • B note is played on the 2nd String and is the Major Second Interval of the A Major scale.
  • E note is played on the 4th and 1st strings of the guitar and is a Perfect Fifth Interval of the A Major scale.
Notes in Asus2 Chord

Suspended Second Chord Formula

Suspended Second or Sus2 chord formula is 1-2-5 or R-M2-P5.

A Suspended Second or Sus2 triad is simply the major triad with the Third  Interval flattened by a whole tone (whole-step).

To play an Asus2 chord, the Root, Major Second Interval and Perfect Fifth Interval of an A Major Scale are played together.

Asus2 Chord Formula


A Suspended / Asus2 Chord Variations or Different Shapes

 Asus2 or A suspended chord shapes guitar


Asus2 Chord On Stave

 Asus2 chord on a music stave


Asus2 Chord Guitar Tabs

 Asus2 chord guitar tablature