Cmaj9 Guitar Chord
C major ninth for guitar

Cmaj9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 14 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C E G B D (R 3 5 7 9).


Guitar chord name
Cmaj9 (C major ninth)
Guitar sound
Alternate tunings
Notes and structure
C E G B D (R 3 5 7 9)
Tweak chord notes
Related Chords
Cmaj9\E ;
Chord Categories
is maj7 with added 9th   9th chord ;
Alternative Names
CM9   CMaj7(add9)   CM7(add9)   Cmajor7(add9)   CM7/9   CMaj7/9  
Chord Construction
R = C
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 3rd)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 7th)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = 9th)


Simplified notation: x 3 5 4 3 0 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 4, 3, 0 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 4, 3, 0

Simplified notation: x 3 0 0 0 0
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0


Simplified notation: 8 5 5 5 5 7
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 5, 5, 7 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 5, 5, 7


Simplified notation: 8 7 9 7 8 7
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 9, 7, 8, 7 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 9, 7, 8, 7


Simplified notation: 8 7 9 7 8 8
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 9, 7, 8, 8 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 9, 7, 8, 8


Simplified notation: 8 10 9 9 8 10
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 9, 9, 8, 10 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 9, 9, 8, 10


Simplified notation: 8 5 5 7 5 7
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 7, 5, 7 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 7, 5, 7


Simplified notation: x 3 2 4 3 3
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 4, 3, 3 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 4, 3, 3


Simplified notation: 8 7 10 7 8 7
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 10, 7, 8, 7 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 10, 7, 8, 7


Simplified notation: 8 10 12 12 12 12
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 12, 12, 12, 12 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 10, 12, 12, 12, 12


Simplified notation: 8 5 9 9 8 8
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 9, 9, 8, 8 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 9, 9, 8, 8


Simplified notation: x 3 0 4 5 3
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 0, 4, 5, 3 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets x, 3, 0, 4, 5, 3


Simplified notation: 8 5 5 9 5 7
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 9, 5, 7 Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 9, 5, 7


Simplified notation: 8 5 5 4 5 x
Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 4, 5, x Cmaj9 for guitar on frets 8, 5, 5, 4, 5, x






Scales Related to this chord

C major G major C ionian G ionian E natural minor A natural minor D dorian A dorian E phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian D mixolydian G mixolydian E aeolian A aeolian F#/Gb locrian B locrian B dorian b2 F diminished lydian

Tweak chord notes

E
D
B
G
C
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

Ninth Chords on Wikipedia
Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
 
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