B6/9 Guitar Chord
B sixth ninth for guitar

B6/9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B Eb Gb Ab Db (R 3 5 6 9).


B6/9 Chord

Full name: B sixth ninth
AKA: B6(add9)   BMaj6(add9)   BM6(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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B6/9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 2 1 1 2 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
B6/9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2 B6/9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 1, 2, 2

Simplified notation: 7 4 4 4 4 4 Difficulty level: Intermediate
B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4 B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

Simplified notation: 7 6 6 6 7 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 6, 6, 7, x B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 6, 6, 7, x

Simplified notation: 7 9 x 8 9 9 Difficulty level: Professional
B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, x, 8, 9, 9 B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, x, 8, 9, 9

Simplified notation: 7 6 6 6 7 7
B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7 B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7


Simplified notation: 7 9 x 8 9 7
B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, x, 8, 9, 7 B6/9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, x, 8, 9, 7




B6/9 Inversions on guitar


B6/9 chord charts for left handed guitar

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B6/9 Chord Structure

Notes: B Eb Gb Ab Db
Interval structure: R 3 5 6 9

Chord construction:
R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
R = B - minor interval = Ab (scale degree = 6th)
5th (Gb) + minor + major interval = 9th (Db)


B6/9 on other instruments

B6/9 piano
B6/9 Piano chord chart
B6/9 guitar
B6/9 Guitar chord chart
B6/9 ukulele
B6/9 mandolin
B6/9 banjo


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Scales Related to B6/9

Scales that include all of the notes of B6/9.
E major F#/Gb major B major F#/Gb melodic minor E ionian F#/Gb ionian B ionian C#/Db natural minor D#/Eb natural minor G#/Ab natural minor C#/Db dorian F#/Gb dorian G#/Ab dorian D#/Eb phrygian G#/Ab phrygian A#/Bb phrygian E lydian A lydian B lydian C#/Db mixolydian

B6/9 chord staff

Musical staff for the B6/9 chord

B6/9 summary table

Guitar chord name B6/9 (B sixth ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB Eb Gb Ab Db (R 3 5 6 9)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th and 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations B6(add9)   BMaj6(add9)   BM6(add9)  
Chord Construction R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
R = B - minor interval = Ab (scale degree = 6th)
5th (Gb) + minor + major interval = 9th (Db)
B6/9 on other instrumentsB6/9 piano
B6/9 Piano chord chart
B6/9 guitar
B6/9 Guitar chord chart
B6/9 ukulele
B6/9 mandolin
B6/9 banjo

Tweak notes of B6/9

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References related to this chord

normal major chord with added 6th and 9th   9th chord  

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