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posted: 5/17/2005 at 1:07:25 AM ET
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I am reading some chord charts and at each new line (well some of them) it has in brackets "Absus" to let you know (I think) what is the next chord change coming up.
Is this correct? What does "sus" mean?

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Ashley PA

posted: 5/17/2005 at 8:36:42 AM ET
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That means suspended. The third is replaced by a fourth or major second. It's a variation of a chord, and can be played in different positions and fingering. Most often these are written as for example Asus4, Asus2 or Asus. The 4 and 2 refer to the fourth and second.

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