Fm9 Guitar Chord
F minor ninth for guitar

Fm9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: F Ab C Eb G (R m3 5 m7 9).


Fm9 Chord

Full name: F minor ninth
AKA: Fminor9   Fmin9   Fm7/9   Fm7(add9)   F-7/9   F-7(add9)   Fmin7/9   Fmin7(add9)  
Guitar sound:

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Fm9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 1 x 1 1 1 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Fm9 for guitar on frets 1, x, 1, 1, 1, 3 Fm9 for guitar on frets 1, x, 1, 1, 1, 3

Simplified notation: x 8 6 8 8 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Fm9 for guitar on frets x, 8, 6, 8, 8, x Fm9 for guitar on frets x, 8, 6, 8, 8, x

Simplified notation: 1 3 1 1 1 3
Fm9 for guitar on frets 1, 3, 1, 1, 1, 3 Fm9 for guitar on frets 1, 3, 1, 1, 1, 3


Simplified notation: 13 11 13 12 x 11
Fm9 for guitar on frets 13, 11, 13, 12, x, 11 Fm9 for guitar on frets 13, 11, 13, 12, x, 11


Simplified notation: x 8 10 8 9 8
Fm9 for guitar on frets x, 8, 10, 8, 9, 8 Fm9 for guitar on frets x, 8, 10, 8, 9, 8


Simplified notation: 13 10 10 13 x 13
Fm9 for guitar on frets 13, 10, 10, 13, x, 13 Fm9 for guitar on frets 13, 10, 10, 13, x, 13




Fm9 Inversions on guitar


Fm9 Chord Structure

Notes: F Ab C Eb G
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7 9

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


Fm9 on other instruments

Fm9 piano
Fm9 Piano chord chart
Fm9 guitar
Fm9 Guitar chord chart
Fm9 ukulele
Fm9 mandolin
Fm9 banjo


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Scales Related to Fm9

Scales that include all of the notes of Fm9.
D#/Eb major G#/Ab major D#/Eb ionian G#/Ab ionian C harmonic minor C natural minor F natural minor F dorian A#/Bb dorian C phrygian G phrygian C#/Db lydian G#/Ab lydian D#/Eb mixolydian A#/Bb mixolydian C aeolian F aeolian D locrian G locrian B altered bb7

Fm9 chord staff

Musical staff for the Fm9 chord

Fm9 summary table

Guitar chord name Fm9 (F minor ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureF Ab C Eb G (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 Fminor9   Fmin9   Fm7/9   Fm7(add9)   F-7/9   F-7(add9)   Fmin7/9   Fmin7(add9)  
Chord Construction R = F
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Ab + major interval = C (scale degree = 5th)
C + minor interval = Eb (scale degree = minor 7th)
Eb + major interval = G (scale degree = 9th)
Fm9 on other instrumentsFm9 piano
Fm9 Piano chord chart
Fm9 guitar
Fm9 Guitar chord chart
Fm9 ukulele
Fm9 mandolin
Fm9 banjo

Tweak notes of Fm9

G
C
G#
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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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