Amaj9 Guitar Chord
A major ninth for guitar

Amaj9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A Db E Ab B (R 3 5 7 9).


Amaj9 Chord

Full name: A major ninth
AKA: AM9   AMaj7(add9)   AM7(add9)   Amajor7(add9)   AM7/9   AMaj7/9  
Guitar sound:


Amaj9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 4 2 4 Difficulty level: Advanced
Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 4, 2, 4 Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 4, 2, 4

Simplified notation: 5 x 6 6 x 7 Difficulty level: Professional
Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, x, 6, 6, x, 7 Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, x, 6, 6, x, 7

Simplified notation: 5 4 6 4 5 4
Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 4, 6, 4, 5, 4 Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 4, 6, 4, 5, 4


Simplified notation: x 0 2 1 2 0
Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 1, 2, 0 Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 1, 2, 0


Simplified notation: 5 2 2 2 2 4
Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 2, 2, 2, 2, 4 Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 2, 2, 2, 2, 4


Simplified notation: 5 7 6 6 x 5
Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 6, 6, x, 5 Amaj9 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 6, 6, x, 5


Simplified notation: x 12 9 9 9 9
Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 9, 9, 9, 9 Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 9, 9, 9, 9


Simplified notation: x 12 11 13 12 12
Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 11, 13, 12, 12 Amaj9 for guitar on frets x, 12, 11, 13, 12, 12




Amaj9 Chord Structure

Notes: A Db E Ab B
Interval structure: R 3 5 7 9

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


Amaj9 on other instruments

Amaj9 piano
Amaj9 Piano chord chart
Amaj9 guitar
Amaj9 Guitar chord chart
Amaj9 ukulele
Amaj9 mandolin
Amaj9 banjo


Change tuning

Scales Related to Amaj9

Scales that include all of the notes of Amaj9.
E major A major E ionian A ionian C#/Db natural minor F#/Gb natural minor F#/Gb dorian B dorian C#/Db phrygian G#/Ab phrygian D lydian A lydian E mixolydian B mixolydian C#/Db aeolian F#/Gb aeolian D#/Eb locrian G#/Ab locrian G#/Ab dorian b2 D diminished lydian

Amaj9 summary table

Guitar chord name Amaj9 (A major ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA Db E Ab B (R 3 5 7 9)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories is maj7 with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations AM9   AMaj7(add9)   AM7(add9)   Amajor7(add9)   AM7/9   AMaj7/9  
Chord Construction R = A
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 3rd)
Db + minor interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 7th)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = 9th)
Amaj9 on other instrumentsAmaj9 piano
Amaj9 Piano chord chart
Amaj9 guitar
Amaj9 Guitar chord chart
Amaj9 ukulele
Amaj9 mandolin
Amaj9 banjo

Alter notes of Amaj9

G#
C#
B
E
A
 
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References related to this chord

is maj7 with added 9th   9th chord  

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