How to construct and play the 7b9 chord

Name

The 7b9 is also named dominant flat ninth

Quality

A 7b9 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 7b9 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.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 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.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the 7b9 chord in any key

You can play a Cdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

C   E   G   Bb   Db  

Sheet music of C dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the C7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C dominant flat ninth.

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You can play a C#dominant flat ninth with the following notes.

C#   E#   G#   B   D  

Sheet music of C# dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the C#7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C# dominant flat ninth.

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You can play a Dbdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

Db   F   Ab   Cb   Ebb  

Sheet music of Db dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Db7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Db dominant flat ninth.

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You can play a Ddominant flat ninth with the following notes.

D   F#   A   C   Eb  

Sheet music of D dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the D7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D dominant flat ninth.

D7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a D#dominant flat ninth with the following notes.

D#   F##   A#   C#   E  

Sheet music of D# dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the D#7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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D#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Piano chord voicing for D# dominant flat ninth.

D#7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bb   Db   Fb  

Sheet music of Eb dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Eb7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Eb dominant flat ninth.

Eb7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Edominant flat ninth with the following notes.

E   G#   B   D   F  

Sheet music of E dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the E7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for E dominant flat ninth.

E7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Fdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

F   A   C   Eb   Gb  

Sheet music of F dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the F7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F dominant flat ninth.

F7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#dominant flat ninth with the following notes.

F#   A#   C#   E   G  

Sheet music of F# dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the F#7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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F#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# dominant flat ninth.

F#7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Db   Fb   Abb  

Sheet music of Gb dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gb7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Gb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Gb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb dominant flat ninth.

Gb7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

G   B   D   F   Ab  

Sheet music of G dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the G7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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G7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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G7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G dominant flat ninth.

G7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#dominant flat ninth with the following notes.

G#   B#   D#   F#   A  

Sheet music of G# dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the G#7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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G#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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G#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# dominant flat ninth.

G#7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Abdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

Ab   C   Eb   Gb   Bbb  

Sheet music of Ab dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Ab7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Ab7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ab7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ab7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ab7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab dominant flat ninth.

Ab7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Adominant flat ninth with the following notes.

A   C#   E   G   Bb  

Sheet music of A dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the A7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A dominant flat ninth.

A7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a A#dominant flat ninth with the following notes.

A#   C##   E#   G#   B  

Sheet music of A# dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the A#7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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A#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# dominant flat ninth.

A#7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

Bb   D   F   Ab   Cb  

Sheet music of Bb dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bb7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Bb7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb dominant flat ninth.

Bb7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bdominant flat ninth with the following notes.

B   D#   F#   A   C  

Sheet music of B dominant flat ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the B7b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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B7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
B7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
B7b9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B dominant flat ninth.

B7b9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app