C9 Piano Chord

C9 for Piano has the notes C E G Bb D. Listen to it and learn about its interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9.


C9 Chord

Full name: C ninth
AKA: C7(add9)   C7/9  
Piano sound:

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C9 Piano Chord Charts

Piano chord chart
C9 Piano chord chart


C9 Inversions on piano

C9\E piano chord
C9\G piano chord
C9\Bb piano chord
C9\D piano chord



C9 Chord Structure

Notes: C E G Bb D
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7 9

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


C9\G ;


C9 on other instruments

C9 piano
C9 Piano chord chart
C9 guitar
C9 Guitar chord chart
C9 ukulele
C9 ukulele chord
C9 mandolin
C9 mandolin chord
C9 banjo
C9 banjo chord



Scales Related to C9

Scales that include all of the notes of C9.
F major F melodic minor G melodic minor F ionian D natural minor G dorian A phrygian A#/Bb lydian C mixolydian D aeolian E locrian G#/Ab leading whole tone C overtone A#/Bb overtone E altered F#/Gb altered F#/Gb enigmatic C#/Db dorian b2 B dorian b2 G#/Ab augmented lydian

C9 chord staff

Musical staff for the C9 chord

C9 summary table

Piano chord name C9 (C ninth)
Piano sound
Notes and structureC E G Bb D (R 3 5 m7 9)
Related Chords C9\G ;
Chord Categories is 7 (dom7) with added 9th   9th chord  
Other Notations C7(add9)   C7/9  
Chord Construction R = C
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 3rd)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = minor 7th)
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 9th)
C9 on other instrumentsC9 piano
C9 Piano chord chart
C9 guitar
C9 Guitar chord chart
C9 ukulele
C9 ukulele chord
C9 mandolin
C9 mandolin chord
C9 banjo
C9 banjo chord

Tweak notes of C9


C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C

D

E

F

G

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

A

B




References related to this chord

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

Ninth Chords on Wikipedia

Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia