How to construct and play the 11b9 chord

Quality

A 11b9 is a Unknown chord

Intervals

How to construct a 11b9 chord?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this chord. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this chord from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Minor ninth

Has 13 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Perfect undecime

Has 17 semitones and spans 11 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the 11b9 chord in any key

You can play a C11b9 with the following notes.

C   G   Bb   Db   F  

Sheet music of C 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the C11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C 11b9.

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You can play a C#11b9 with the following notes.

C#   G#   B   D   F#  

Sheet music of C# 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the C#11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C# 11b9.

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You can play a Db11b9 with the following notes.

Db   Ab   Cb   Ebb   Gb  

Sheet music of Db 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Db11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Db 11b9.

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You can play a D11b9 with the following notes.

D   A   C   Eb   G  

Sheet music of D 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the D11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D 11b9.

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You can play a D#11b9 with the following notes.

D#   A#   C#   E   G#  

Sheet music of D# 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the D#11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D# 11b9.

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You can play a Eb11b9 with the following notes.

Eb   Bb   Db   Fb   Ab  

Sheet music of Eb 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Eb11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Eb 11b9.

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You can play a E11b9 with the following notes.

E   B   D   F   A  

Sheet music of E 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the E11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for E 11b9.

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You can play a F11b9 with the following notes.

F   C   Eb   Gb   Bb  

Sheet music of F 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the F11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F 11b9.

F11b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#11b9 with the following notes.

F#   C#   E   G   B  

Sheet music of F# 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the F#11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F# 11b9.

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You can play a Gb11b9 with the following notes.

Gb   Db   Fb   Abb   Cb  

Sheet music of Gb 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Gb11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Gb 11b9.

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You can play a G11b9 with the following notes.

G   D   F   Ab   C  

Sheet music of G 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the G11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G 11b9.

G11b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#11b9 with the following notes.

G#   D#   F#   A   C#  

Sheet music of G# 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the G#11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G# 11b9.

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You can play a Ab11b9 with the following notes.

Ab   Eb   Gb   Bbb   Db  

Sheet music of Ab 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Ab11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Ab 11b9.

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You can play a A11b9 with the following notes.

A   E   G   Bb   D  

Sheet music of A 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the A11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A 11b9.

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You can play a A#11b9 with the following notes.

A#   E#   G#   B   D#  

Sheet music of A# 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the A#11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A# 11b9.

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You can play a Bb11b9 with the following notes.

Bb   F   Ab   Cb   Eb  

Sheet music of Bb 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Bb11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Bb 11b9.

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You can play a B11b9 with the following notes.

B   F#   A   C   E  

Sheet music of B 11b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the B11b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for B 11b9.

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