C6/9 Guitar Chord
C sixth ninth for guitar

C6/9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 5 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C E G A D (R 3 5 6 9).


C6/9 Chord

Full name: C sixth ninth
AKA: C6(add9)   CMaj6(add9)   CM6(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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C6/9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 3 2 2 3 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
C6/9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 2, 3, 3 C6/9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 2, 3, 3

Simplified notation: 8 x 5 7 5 5 Difficulty level: Advanced
C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, x, 5, 7, 5, 5 C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, x, 5, 7, 5, 5

Simplified notation: 8 7 7 7 8 8
C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8 C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8


Simplified notation: 8 5 5 5 5 5
C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5 C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5


Simplified notation: 8 10 x 9 10 8
C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, x, 9, 10, 8 C6/9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, x, 9, 10, 8




C6/9 Inversions on guitar


C6/9 chord charts for left handed guitar

C6/9 guitar chord left handed C6/9 guitar chord left handed C6/9 guitar chord left handed C6/9 guitar chord left handed C6/9 guitar chord left handed

C6/9 Chord Structure

Notes: C E G A D
Interval structure: R 3 5 6 9

Chord construction:
R = C
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 3rd)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
R = C - minor interval = A (scale degree = 6th)
5th (G) + minor + major interval = 9th (D)


C6/9\E ; C6/9\G ;


C6/9 on other instruments

C6/9 piano
C6/9 Piano chord chart
C6/9 guitar
C6/9 Guitar chord chart
C6/9 ukulele
C6/9 mandolin
C6/9 banjo


Change tuning

Scales Related to C6/9

Scales that include all of the notes of C6/9.
C major F major G major G melodic minor C ionian F ionian G ionian D natural minor E natural minor A natural minor D dorian G dorian A dorian E phrygian A phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian A#/Bb lydian C mixolydian

C6/9 chord staff

Musical staff for the C6/9 chord

C6/9 summary table

Guitar chord name C6/9 (C sixth ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureC E G A D (R 3 5 6 9)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords C6/9\E ; C6/9\G ;
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th and 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations C6(add9)   CMaj6(add9)   CM6(add9)  
Chord Construction R = C
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 3rd)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
R = C - minor interval = A (scale degree = 6th)
5th (G) + minor + major interval = 9th (D)
C6/9 on other instrumentsC6/9 piano
C6/9 Piano chord chart
C6/9 guitar
C6/9 Guitar chord chart
C6/9 ukulele
C6/9 mandolin
C6/9 banjo

Tweak notes of C6/9

G
D
A
E
C
 
X
X
X
X
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References related to this chord

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

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