Bb9 Guitar Chord

Bb9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 5 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Bb D F Ab C (R 3 5 m7 9).


Bb9 Chord

Full name: B flat ninth
AKA: Bb7(add9)   Bb7/9  
Guitar sound:

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Bb9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 1 0 1 1 1 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bb9 for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 1, 1, 1 Bb9 for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 1, 1, 1

Simplified notation: 6 x 6 5 3 x Difficulty level: Professional
Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 5, 3, x Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 5, 3, x

Simplified notation: 6 8 6 7 6 8 Difficulty level: Professional
Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 8, 6, 7, 6, 8 Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 8, 6, 7, 6, 8

Simplified notation: 6 5 6 5 x 6
Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 5, 6, 5, x, 6 Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 5, 6, 5, x, 6


Simplified notation: 6 3 3 3 3 4
Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4 Bb9 for guitar on frets 6, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4




Bb9 Inversions on guitar

Bb9\D guitar chord
Bb9\F guitar chord
Bb9\Ab guitar chord
Bb9\C guitar chord

Bb9 chord charts for left handed guitar

Bb9 guitar chord left handedBb9 guitar chord left handedBb9 guitar chord left handedBb9 guitar chord left handedBb9 guitar chord left handed


Bb9 Chord Structure

Notes: Bb D F Ab C
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9

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


A#9 ;


Bb9 on other instruments

Bb9 piano
Bb9 Piano chord chart
Bb9 guitar
Bb9 Guitar chord chart
Bb9 ukulele
Bb9 ukulele chord
Bb9 mandolin
Bb9 mandolin chord
Bb9 banjo
Bb9 banjo chord


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Scales Related to Bb9

Scales that include all of the notes of Bb9.
D#/Eb major D#/Eb melodic minor F melodic minor D#/Eb ionian C natural minor F dorian G phrygian G#/Ab lydian A#/Bb mixolydian C aeolian D locrian F#/Gb leading whole tone G#/Ab overtone A#/Bb overtone D altered E altered E enigmatic A dorian b2 B dorian b2 F#/Gb augmented lydian

Bb9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Bb9 chord

Bb9 summary table

Guitar chord name Bb9 (B flat ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureBb D F Ab C (R 3 5 m7 9)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords A#9 ;
Chord Categories is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations Bb7(add9)   Bb7/9  
Chord Construction R = Bb
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = 5th)
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 7th)
Ab + major interval = C (scale degree = 9th)
Bb9 on other instrumentsBb9 piano
Bb9 Piano chord chart
Bb9 guitar
Bb9 Guitar chord chart
Bb9 ukulele
Bb9 ukulele chord
Bb9 mandolin
Bb9 mandolin chord
Bb9 banjo
Bb9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of Bb9

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C
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References related to this chord

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

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