How to construct and play the 9b5 chord

Quality

A 9b5 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 9b5 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.

Diminished fifth

Has 6 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Ninth

Has 14 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the 9b5 chord in any key

You can play a C9b5 with the following notes.

C   E   Gb   Bb   D  

Sheet music of C 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the C9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C 9b5.

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You can play a C#9b5 with the following notes.

C#   E#   G   B   D#  

Sheet music of C# 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the C#9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C# 9b5.

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You can play a Db9b5 with the following notes.

Db   F   Abb   Cb   Eb  

Sheet music of Db 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the Db9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Db 9b5.

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You can play a D9b5 with the following notes.

D   F#   Ab   C   E  

Sheet music of D 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the D9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D 9b5.

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You can play a D#9b5 with the following notes.

D#   F##   A   C#   E#  

Sheet music of D# 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the D#9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D# 9b5.

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You can play a Eb9b5 with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bbb   Db   F  

Sheet music of Eb 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the Eb9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Eb 9b5.

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You can play a E9b5 with the following notes.

E   G#   Bb   D   F#  

Sheet music of E 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the E9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for E 9b5.

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You can play a F9b5 with the following notes.

F   A   Cb   Eb   G  

Sheet music of F 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the F9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F 9b5.

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You can play a F#9b5 with the following notes.

F#   A#   C   E   G#  

Sheet music of F# 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the F#9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F# 9b5.

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You can play a Gb9b5 with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Dbb   Fb   Ab  

Sheet music of Gb 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the Gb9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Gb 9b5.

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You can play a G9b5 with the following notes.

G   B   Db   F   A  

Sheet music of G 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the G9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G 9b5.

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You can play a G#9b5 with the following notes.

G#   B#   D   F#   A#  

Sheet music of G# 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the G#9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G# 9b5.

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You can play a Ab9b5 with the following notes.

Ab   C   Ebb   Gb   Bb  

Sheet music of Ab 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the Ab9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Ab 9b5.

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You can play a A9b5 with the following notes.

A   C#   Eb   G   B  

Sheet music of A 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the A9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A 9b5.

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You can play a A#9b5 with the following notes.

A#   C##   E   G#   B#  

Sheet music of A# 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the A#9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A# 9b5.

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You can play a Bb9b5 with the following notes.

Bb   D   Fb   Ab   C  

Sheet music of Bb 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the Bb9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Bb 9b5.

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You can play a B9b5 with the following notes.

B   D#   F   A   C#  

Sheet music of B 9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the B9b5 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for B 9b5.

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