How to construct and play the m9 chord

Name

The m9 is also named minor ninth

Alternative name

Use -9 instead of m9

Quality

A m9 is a Minor chord

Intervals

How to construct a m9 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.

Minor third

Has 3 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 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 m9 chord in any key

You can play a Cminor ninth with the following notes.

C   Eb   G   Bb   D  

Sheet music of C minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Cm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Cm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C minor ninth.

Cm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

C#   E   G#   B   D#  

Sheet music of C# minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the C#m9 chord written down in sheet music.
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C#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C# minor ninth.

C#m9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dbminor ninth with the following notes.

Db   Fb   Ab   Cb   Eb  

Sheet music of Db minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dbm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Db minor ninth.

Dbm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dminor ninth with the following notes.

D   F   A   C   E  

Sheet music of D minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D minor ninth.

Dm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

D#   F#   A#   C#   E#  

Sheet music of D# minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the D#m9 chord written down in sheet music.
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D#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D# minor ninth.

D#m9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebminor ninth with the following notes.

Eb   Gb   Bb   Db   F  

Sheet music of Eb minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Ebm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Ebm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Eb minor ninth.

Ebm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Eminor ninth with the following notes.

E   G   B   D   F#  

Sheet music of E minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Em9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Em9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Em9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Em9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Em9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Em9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for E minor ninth.

Em9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Fminor ninth with the following notes.

F   Ab   C   Eb   G  

Sheet music of F minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Fm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Fm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F minor ninth.

Fm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

F#   A   C#   E   G#  

Sheet music of F# minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the F#m9 chord written down in sheet music.
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F#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# minor ninth.

F#m9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbminor ninth with the following notes.

Gb   Bbb   Db   Fb   Ab  

Sheet music of Gb minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gbm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Gbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb minor ninth.

Gbm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gminor ninth with the following notes.

G   Bb   D   F   A  

Sheet music of G minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gm9 chord written down in sheet music.
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G minor ninth.

Gm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

G#   B   D#   F#   A#  

Sheet music of G# minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the G#m9 chord written down in sheet music.
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G#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# minor ninth.

G#m9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Abminor ninth with the following notes.

Ab   Cb   Eb   Gb   Bb  

Sheet music of Ab minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Abm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Abm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab minor ninth.

Abm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Aminor ninth with the following notes.

A   C   E   G   B  

Sheet music of A minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Am9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Am9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Am9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Am9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Am9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Am9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A minor ninth.

Am9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

A#   C#   E#   G#   B#  

Sheet music of A# minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the A#m9 chord written down in sheet music.
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A#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#m9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# minor ninth.

A#m9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbminor ninth with the following notes.

Bb   Db   F   Ab   C  

Sheet music of Bb minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bbm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb minor ninth.

Bbm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bminor ninth with the following notes.

B   D   F#   A   C#  

Sheet music of B minor ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bm9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bm9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B minor ninth.

Bm9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app