Guitar Chords: Dominant Ninth Chords

A dominant ninth chord consists of a ninth interval built on top of a dominant seventh chord.  A ninth interval is actually the second scale degree when it occurs in the second octave from the root note. Generally when a chord is referred to only as a ninth chord, without “major” or “minor” preceding it, it is a dominant ninth.  If a chord doesn’t contain the seventh it is referred to as an added ninth or add9 (Cadd9 for example).  Another example is a 5add9 chord (also called a suspended 2nd chord)  which doesn’t contain a seventh or a third.

dominant ninth chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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