Ab7(add9) Guitar Chord
A flat ninth for guitar

Ab7(add9) Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Ab C Eb Gb Bb (R 3 5 m7 9).


Ab7(add9) Chord

Full name: A flat ninth
Standard name: Ab9
AKA: Ab7(add9)   Ab7/9  
Guitar sound:

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Ab9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 4 x 4 3 1 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, x, 4, 3, 1, x Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, x, 4, 3, 1, x

Simplified notation: 4 6 4 5 4 6 Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 6, 4, 5, 4, 6 Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 6, 4, 5, 4, 6

Simplified notation: x x 6 5 7 6 Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab9 for guitar on frets x, x, 6, 5, 7, 6 Ab9 for guitar on frets x, x, 6, 5, 7, 6

Simplified notation: x 11 10 11 11 11 Difficulty level: Advanced
Ab9 for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, 11, 11, 11 Ab9 for guitar on frets x, 11, 10, 11, 11, 11

Simplified notation: 4 3 4 3 x 4
Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 3, 4, 3, x, 4 Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 3, 4, 3, x, 4


Simplified notation: 4 1 1 1 1 2
Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2 Ab9 for guitar on frets 4, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2




Ab9 Inversions on guitar


Ab9 chord charts for left handed guitar

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Ab9 Chord Structure

Notes: Ab C Eb Gb Bb
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9

Chord construction:
R = Ab
Ab + major interval = C (scale degree = 3rd)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = 5th)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = minor 7th)
Gb + major interval = Bb (scale degree = 9th)


G#9 ;


Ab9 on other instruments

Ab7(add9) piano
Ab7(add9) Piano chord chart
Ab7(add9) guitar
Ab7(add9) Guitar chord chart
Ab7(add9) ukulele
Ab7(add9) mandolin
Ab7(add9) banjo


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Scales Related to Ab9

Scales that include all of the notes of Ab9.
C#/Db major C#/Db melodic minor D#/Eb melodic minor C#/Db ionian A#/Bb natural minor D#/Eb dorian F phrygian F#/Gb lydian G#/Ab mixolydian A#/Bb aeolian C locrian E leading whole tone F#/Gb overtone G#/Ab overtone C altered D altered D enigmatic G dorian b2 A dorian b2 E augmented lydian

Ab9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Ab9 chord

Ab9 summary table

Guitar chord name Ab7(add9) (A flat ninth)
standard name: Ab9
Guitar sound
Notes and structureAb C Eb Gb Bb (R 3 5 m7 9)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords G#9 ;
Chord Categories is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations Ab7(add9)   Ab7/9  
Chord Construction R = Ab
Ab + major interval = C (scale degree = 3rd)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = 5th)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = minor 7th)
Gb + major interval = Bb (scale degree = 9th)
Ab7(add9) on other instrumentsAb7(add9) piano
Ab7(add9) Piano chord chart
Ab7(add9) guitar
Ab7(add9) Guitar chord chart
Ab7(add9) ukulele
Ab7(add9) mandolin
Ab7(add9) banjo

Tweak notes of Ab9

 
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References related to this chord

is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  

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