E9 Piano Chord

E9

E Ninth Chord

Root
E
3rd
G#
9th
F#
Min 7th
D
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
E
G#
D
F#

The Notes in a E Ninth Chord Chord

The 3rd

Finding G# from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move up to F
  • Step 2: move up to F#
  • Step 3: move up to G
  • Step 4: Land on G#
3rd
G#
Root
E
1
2
3
  • F is a minor second above E.
  • F# is a major 2nd above E.
  • G is a minor third above E.
  • G# is a major third above E.

The 9th

Finding F# from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move up to F
  • Step 2: Land on F#
9th
F#
Root
E
1
  • F is a minor second above E.
  • F# is a major 2nd above E.

The Min 7th

Finding D from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move down to D#
  • Step 2: Land on D
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
  • D# is a minor second below E.
  • D is a major 2nd below E. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note D is down 2 half-steps from E, but up 10 half-steps from E:
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9