Bm9 Guitar Chord

Bm9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 5 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B D Gb A Db (R m3 5 m7 9).


Bm9 Chord

Full name: B minor ninth
AKA: Bminor9   Bmin9   Bm7/9   Bm7(add9)   B-7/9   B-7(add9)   Bmin7/9   Bmin7(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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Bm9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 2 0 2 2 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bm9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 2, 2 Bm9 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 2, 2

Simplified notation: 7 x 7 7 7 9 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 7, 9 Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 7, 9

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 7 7 9
Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 7, 9 Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 7, 9


Simplified notation: 7 5 x 6 7 5
Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 5, x, 6, 7, 5 Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 5, x, 6, 7, 5


Simplified notation: 7 4 4 7 x 5
Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 7, x, 5 Bm9 for guitar on frets 7, 4, 4, 7, x, 5




Bm9 Inversions on guitar

Bm9\D guitar chord
Bm9\Gb guitar chord
Bm9\A guitar chord
Bm9\Db guitar chord

Bm9 chord charts for left handed guitar

Bm9 guitar chord left handedBm9 guitar chord left handedBm9 guitar chord left handedBm9 guitar chord left handedBm9 guitar chord left handed


Bm9 Chord Structure

Notes: B D Gb A Db
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7 9

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


Bm9 on other instruments

Bm9 piano
Bm9 Piano chord chart
Bm9 guitar
Bm9 Guitar chord chart
Bm9 ukulele
Bm9 ukulele chord
Bm9 mandolin
Bm9 mandolin chord
Bm9 banjo
Bm9 banjo chord


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Scales Related to Bm9

Scales that include all of the notes of Bm9.
D major A major D ionian A ionian F#/Gb harmonic minor F#/Gb natural minor B natural minor E dorian B dorian C#/Db phrygian F#/Gb phrygian D lydian G lydian E mixolydian A mixolydian F#/Gb aeolian B aeolian C#/Db locrian G#/Ab locrian F altered bb7

Bm9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Bm9 chord

Bm9 summary table

Guitar chord name Bm9 (B minor ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB D Gb A Db (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 Bminor9   Bmin9   Bm7/9   Bm7(add9)   B-7/9   B-7(add9)   Bmin7/9   Bmin7(add9)  
Chord Construction R = B
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 3rd)
D + major interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
Gb + minor interval = A (scale degree = minor 7th)
A + major interval = Db (scale degree = 9th)
Bm9 on other instrumentsBm9 piano
Bm9 Piano chord chart
Bm9 guitar
Bm9 Guitar chord chart
Bm9 ukulele
Bm9 ukulele chord
Bm9 mandolin
Bm9 mandolin chord
Bm9 banjo
Bm9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of Bm9

F#
C#
A
D
B
 
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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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