B9 Guitar Chord

B9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B Eb Gb A Db (R 3 5 m7 9).


B9 Chord

Full name: B ninth
AKA: B7(add9)   B7/9  
Guitar sound:

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B9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 2 1 2 2 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 2, x B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 2, x

Simplified notation: x 2 1 2 2 2 Difficulty level: Advanced
B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2 B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 2, 2

Simplified notation: 7 x 7 6 5 x Difficulty level: Advanced
B9 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 6, 5, x B9 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 6, 5, x

Simplified notation: 7 6 7 6 x x Difficulty level: Advanced
B9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 7, 6, x, x B9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 7, 6, x, x

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 8 7 9 Difficulty level: Professional
B9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 7, 9 B9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 7, 9

Simplified notation: 7 6 7 6 x 7
B9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 7, 6, x, 7 B9 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 7, 6, x, 7


Simplified notation: x 2 4 2 4 2
B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2 B9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2


Simplified notation: 7 4 4 4 4 5
B9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5 B9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5




B9 Inversions on guitar

B9\Eb guitar chord
B9\Gb guitar chord
B9\A guitar chord
B9\Db guitar chord

B9 chord charts for left handed guitar

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B9 Chord Structure

Notes: B Eb Gb A Db
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9

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


B9 on other instruments

B9 piano
B9 Piano chord chart
B9 guitar
B9 Guitar chord chart
B9 ukulele
B9 ukulele chord
B9 mandolin
B9 mandolin chord
B9 banjo
B9 banjo chord


Change tuning

Scales Related to B9

Scales that include all of the notes of B9.
E major E melodic minor F#/Gb melodic minor E ionian C#/Db natural minor F#/Gb dorian G#/Ab phrygian A lydian B mixolydian C#/Db aeolian D#/Eb locrian G leading whole tone A overtone B overtone D#/Eb altered F altered F enigmatic C dorian b2 A#/Bb dorian b2 G augmented lydian

B9 chord staff

Musical staff for the B9 chord

B9 summary table

Guitar chord name B9 (B ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB Eb Gb A Db (R 3 5 m7 9)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations B7(add9)   B7/9  
Chord Construction R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
Gb + minor interval = A (scale degree = minor 7th)
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 9th)
B9 on other instrumentsB9 piano
B9 Piano chord chart
B9 guitar
B9 Guitar chord chart
B9 ukulele
B9 ukulele chord
B9 mandolin
B9 mandolin chord
B9 banjo
B9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of B9

 
C#
A
D#
B
 
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References related to this chord

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

Ninth Chords on Wikipedia

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