C# or Db chord

C# or Db major chord for guitar in different forms: basic, as barre chord and with a capo. See also C# minor chord.


C#

  • C# chord diagram

C# (capo 1)

  • C# capo

C# barre 1st

  • C# barre 1st

C# barre 2nd

  • C# barre 2nd

Comments

C# and Db are the same chord, but they change theirs name depending on the key they are played in.

Chords that sounds good together with C#

The primary chords that will sound good in a chord progression with C# is: D#m, E#m, F#, G# and A#m.

Theory of the C# / Db chord

The notes that an C# chord consists of is C#, F, G#. For a Db chord the notes are written Db, F, Ab.

Alternatives with capo

C shape with a capo on 1st fret (see picture).
A shape with a capo on 4rd fret.
G shape with a capo on 6th fret.