G9 Guitar Chord

G9 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: G B D F A (R 3 5 m7 9).


G9 Chord

Full name: G ninth
AKA: G7(add9)   G7/9  
Guitar sound:

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G9 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 3 x 0 2 0 1 Difficulty level: Intermediate
G9 for guitar on frets 3, x, 0, 2, 0, 1 G9 for guitar on frets 3, x, 0, 2, 0, 1

Simplified notation: 3 x 3 2 0 3 Difficulty level: Advanced
G9 for guitar on frets 3, x, 3, 2, 0, 3 G9 for guitar on frets 3, x, 3, 2, 0, 3

Simplified notation: 3 5 3 4 3 5 Difficulty level: Advanced
G9 for guitar on frets 3, 5, 3, 4, 3, 5 G9 for guitar on frets 3, 5, 3, 4, 3, 5

Simplified notation: x 10 9 10 10 10 Difficulty level: Advanced
G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 10, 10, 10 G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 10, 10, 10

Simplified notation: 3 0 0 0 0 1
G9 for guitar on frets 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1 G9 for guitar on frets 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1


Simplified notation: 3 2 3 2 x 3
G9 for guitar on frets 3, 2, 3, 2, x, 3 G9 for guitar on frets 3, 2, 3, 2, x, 3


Simplified notation: x 10 12 10 12 10
G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 12, 10, 12, 10 G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 12, 10, 12, 10


Simplified notation: x 10 9 7 10 7
G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 7, 10, 7 G9 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 7, 10, 7




G9 Inversions on guitar

G9\B guitar chord
G9\D guitar chord
G9\F guitar chord
G9\A guitar chord

G9 chord charts for left handed guitar

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G9 Chord Structure

Notes: G B D F A
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9

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


G9 on other instruments

G9 piano
G9 Piano chord chart
G9 guitar
G9 Guitar chord chart
G9 ukulele
G9 ukulele chord
G9 mandolin
G9 mandolin chord
G9 banjo
G9 banjo chord


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Scales Related to G9

Scales that include all of the notes of G9.
C major C melodic minor D melodic minor C ionian A natural minor D dorian E phrygian F lydian G mixolydian A aeolian B locrian D#/Eb leading whole tone F overtone G overtone C#/Db altered B altered C#/Db enigmatic F#/Gb dorian b2 G#/Ab dorian b2 D#/Eb augmented lydian

G9 chord staff

Musical staff for the G9 chord

G9 summary table

Guitar chord name G9 (G ninth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureG B D F A (R 3 5 m7 9)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations G7(add9)   G7/9  
Chord Construction R = G
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 3rd)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = 5th)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = minor 7th)
F + major interval = A (scale degree = 9th)
G9 on other instrumentsG9 piano
G9 Piano chord chart
G9 guitar
G9 Guitar chord chart
G9 ukulele
G9 ukulele chord
G9 mandolin
G9 mandolin chord
G9 banjo
G9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of G9

F
B
A
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References related to this chord

is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  

Ninth Chords on Wikipedia

Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia