Em9 Guitar Chord

Em9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: E G B D Gb (R m3 5 m7 9).


Em9 Chord

Full name: E minor ninth
AKA: Eminor9   Emin9   Em7/9   Em7(add9)   E-7/9   E-7(add9)   Emin7/9   Emin7(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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Em9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 0 2 0 0 0 2 Difficulty level: Rookie
Em9 for guitar on frets 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 2 Em9 for guitar on frets 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 2

Simplified notation: x 7 5 7 7 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Em9 for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 7, 7, x Em9 for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 7, 7, x

Simplified notation: 12 14 12 12 12 14
Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 14, 12, 12, 12, 14 Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 14, 12, 12, 12, 14


Simplified notation: 12 10 x 11 12 10
Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 10, x, 11, 12, 10 Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 10, x, 11, 12, 10


Simplified notation: x 7 9 7 8 7
Em9 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 7, 8, 7 Em9 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 7, 8, 7


Simplified notation: 12 9 9 12 x 10
Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 9, 9, 12, x, 10 Em9 for guitar on frets 12, 9, 9, 12, x, 10




Em9 Inversions on guitar

Em9\G guitar chord
Em9\B guitar chord
Em9\D guitar chord
Em9\Gb guitar chord

Em9 chord charts for left handed guitar

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Em9 Chord Structure

Notes: E G B D Gb
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7 9

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


Em9 on other instruments

Em9 piano
Em9 Piano chord chart
Em9 guitar
Em9 Guitar chord chart
Em9 ukulele
Em9 ukulele chord
Em9 mandolin
Em9 mandolin chord
Em9 banjo
Em9 banjo chord


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Scales Related to Em9

Scales that include all of the notes of Em9.
D major G major D ionian G ionian B harmonic minor E natural minor B natural minor E dorian A dorian F#/Gb phrygian B phrygian C lydian G lydian D mixolydian A mixolydian E aeolian B aeolian C#/Db locrian F#/Gb locrian A#/Bb altered bb7

Em9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Em9 chord

Em9 summary table

Guitar chord name Em9 (E minor ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureE G B D Gb (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 Eminor9   Emin9   Em7/9   Em7(add9)   E-7/9   E-7(add9)   Emin7/9   Emin7(add9)  
Chord Construction R = E
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 3rd)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 7th)
D + major interval = Gb (scale degree = 9th)
Em9 on other instrumentsEm9 piano
Em9 Piano chord chart
Em9 guitar
Em9 Guitar chord chart
Em9 ukulele
Em9 ukulele chord
Em9 mandolin
Em9 mandolin chord
Em9 banjo
Em9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of Em9

F#
B
G
D
B
E
X
X
X
X
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X




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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