Am9 Guitar Chord
A minor ninth for guitar

Am9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C E G B (R m3 5 m7 9).


Am9 Chord

Full name: A minor ninth
AKA: Aminor9   Amin9   Am7/9   Am7(add9)   A-7/9   A-7(add9)   Amin7/9   Amin7(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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Am9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 5 3 2 0 0 0 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 0, 0, 0 Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 0, 0, 0

Simplified notation: 5 x 5 5 5 7 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am9 for guitar on frets 5, x, 5, 5, 5, 7 Am9 for guitar on frets 5, x, 5, 5, 5, 7

Simplified notation: 5 7 5 5 5 7
Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 5, 7 Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 5, 5, 5, 7


Simplified notation: 5 3 x 4 5 3
Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, 4, 5, 3 Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 3, x, 4, 5, 3


Simplified notation: x 0 2 0 1 0
Am9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 1, 0 Am9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 0, 1, 0


Simplified notation: 5 2 2 5 x 3
Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 2, 2, 5, x, 3 Am9 for guitar on frets 5, 2, 2, 5, x, 3


Simplified notation: x 12 10 12 12 12
Am9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 12, 12, 12 Am9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 12, 12, 12




Am9 Inversions on guitar


Am9 Chord Structure

Notes: A C E G B
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7 9

Chord construction:
R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 7th)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 9th)


Am9 on other instruments

Am9 piano
Am9 Piano chord chart
Am9 guitar
Am9 Guitar chord chart
Am9 ukulele
Am9 mandolin
Am9 banjo


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Scales Related to Am9

Scales that include all of the notes of Am9.
C major G major C ionian G ionian E harmonic minor E natural minor A natural minor D dorian A dorian E phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian D mixolydian G mixolydian E aeolian A aeolian F#/Gb locrian B locrian D#/Eb altered bb7

Am9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Am9 chord

Am9 summary table

Guitar chord name Am9 (A minor ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C E G B (R m3 5 m7 9)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories minor seventh with added 9th. Most of the time the 5th is left out (3rd note)   9th chord  
Other Notations Aminor9   Amin9   Am7/9   Am7(add9)   A-7/9   A-7(add9)   Amin7/9   Amin7(add9)  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 7th)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 9th)
Am9 on other instrumentsAm9 piano
Am9 Piano chord chart
Am9 guitar
Am9 Guitar chord chart
Am9 ukulele
Am9 mandolin
Am9 banjo

Tweak notes of Am9

E
B
G
E
C
A
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

minor seventh with added 9th. Most of the time the 5th is left out (3rd note)   9th chord  

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