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Information about the m9b5 chord

Quality

The m9b5's quality is Diminished

Aliases

  • m9b5

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Intervals

Which intervals are in the m9b5 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
also known as P1
Major second
also known as M2
Minor third
also known as m3
Diminished fifth
also known as d5
Minor seventh
also known as m7

Scales

Which scales can you play on the m9b5 chord?

Cheatsheet

Play the m9b5 chord in any key!