How to construct and play the M9b5 chord

Quality

A M9b5 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 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

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.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Ninth

Has 14 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the M9b5 chord in any key

You can play a CM9b5 with the following notes.

C   E   Gb   B   D  

Sheet music of C M9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the CM9b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C M9b5.

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You can play a C#M9b5 with the following notes.

C#   E#   G   B#   D#  

Sheet music of C# M9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the C#M9b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C# M9b5.

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You can play a DbM9b5 with the following notes.

Db   F   Abb   C   Eb  

Sheet music of Db M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a DM9b5 with the following notes.

D   F#   Ab   C#   E  

Sheet music of D M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a D#M9b5 with the following notes.

D#   F##   A   C##   E#  

Sheet music of D# M9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the D#M9b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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You can play a EbM9b5 with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bbb   D   F  

Sheet music of Eb M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a EM9b5 with the following notes.

E   G#   Bb   D#   F#  

Sheet music of E M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a FM9b5 with the following notes.

F   A   Cb   E   G  

Sheet music of F M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a F#M9b5 with the following notes.

F#   A#   C   E#   G#  

Sheet music of F# M9b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the F#M9b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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You can play a GbM9b5 with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Dbb   F   Ab  

Sheet music of Gb M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a GM9b5 with the following notes.

G   B   Db   F#   A  

Sheet music of G M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a G#M9b5 with the following notes.

G#   B#   D   F##   A#  

Sheet music of G# M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a AbM9b5 with the following notes.

Ab   C   Ebb   G   Bb  

Sheet music of Ab M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a AM9b5 with the following notes.

A   C#   Eb   G#   B  

Sheet music of A M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a A#M9b5 with the following notes.

A#   C##   E   G##   B#  

Sheet music of A# M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a BbM9b5 with the following notes.

Bb   D   Fb   A   C  

Sheet music of Bb M9b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a BM9b5 with the following notes.

B   D#   F   A#   C#  

Sheet music of B M9b5 in three octaves.

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