How to construct and play the mM9 chord

Name

The mM9 is also named minor/major ninth

Alternative name

Use mMaj9 instead of mM9

Use -^9 instead of mM9

Quality

A mM9 is a Minor chord

Intervals

How to construct a mM9 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.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Ninth

Has 14 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the mM9 chord in any key

You can play a Cminor/major ninth with the following notes.

C   Eb   G   B   D  

Sheet music of C minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the CmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C minor/major ninth.

CmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
CmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
CmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C minor/major ninth.

CmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

C#   E   G#   B#   D#  

Sheet music of C# minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the C#mM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C# minor/major ninth.

C#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C# minor/major ninth.

C#mM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dbminor/major ninth with the following notes.

Db   Fb   Ab   C   Eb  

Sheet music of Db minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the DbmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Db minor/major ninth.

DbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
DbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
DbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Db minor/major ninth.

DbmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dminor/major ninth with the following notes.

D   F   A   C#   E  

Sheet music of D minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the DmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for D minor/major ninth.

DmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
DmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
DmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D minor/major ninth.

DmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

D#   F#   A#   C##   E#  

Sheet music of D# minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the D#mM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for D# minor/major ninth.

D#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D# minor/major ninth.

D#mM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebminor/major ninth with the following notes.

Eb   Gb   Bb   D   F  

Sheet music of Eb minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the EbmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Eb minor/major ninth.

EbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
EbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
EbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Eb minor/major ninth.

EbmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Eminor/major ninth with the following notes.

E   G   B   D#   F#  

Sheet music of E minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the EmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for E minor/major ninth.

EmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
EmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
EmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for E minor/major ninth.

EmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Fminor/major ninth with the following notes.

F   Ab   C   E   G  

Sheet music of F minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the FmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for F minor/major ninth.

FmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
FmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
FmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F minor/major ninth.

FmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

F#   A   C#   E#   G#  

Sheet music of F# minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the F#mM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for F# minor/major ninth.

F#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# minor/major ninth.

F#mM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbminor/major ninth with the following notes.

Gb   Bbb   Db   F   Ab  

Sheet music of Gb minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the GbmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Gb minor/major ninth.

GbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
GbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
GbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb minor/major ninth.

GbmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gminor/major ninth with the following notes.

G   Bb   D   F#   A  

Sheet music of G minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the GmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for G minor/major ninth.

GmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
GmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
GmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G minor/major ninth.

GmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

G#   B   D#   F##   A#  

Sheet music of G# minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the G#mM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for G# minor/major ninth.

G#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# minor/major ninth.

G#mM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Abminor/major ninth with the following notes.

Ab   Cb   Eb   G   Bb  

Sheet music of Ab minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the AbmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Ab minor/major ninth.

AbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
AbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
AbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab minor/major ninth.

AbmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Aminor/major ninth with the following notes.

A   C   E   G#   B  

Sheet music of A minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the AmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for A minor/major ninth.

AmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
AmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
AmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A minor/major ninth.

AmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

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

A#   C#   E#   G##   B#  

Sheet music of A# minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the A#mM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for A# minor/major ninth.

A#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#mM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# minor/major ninth.

A#mM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbminor/major ninth with the following notes.

Bb   Db   F   A   C  

Sheet music of Bb minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the BbmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Bb minor/major ninth.

BbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
BbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
BbmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb minor/major ninth.

BbmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bminor/major ninth with the following notes.

B   D   F#   A#   C#  

Sheet music of B minor/major ninth in three octaves.

The notes of the BmM9 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for B minor/major ninth.

BmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
BmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
BmM9 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B minor/major ninth.

BmM9 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app