G9 Piano Chord

G9

G Ninth Chord

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

The Notes in a G Ninth Chord Chord

The 3rd

Finding B from G step by step:

  • Start on: G
  • Step 1: move up to Ab
  • Step 2: move up to A
  • Step 3: move up to Bb
  • Step 4: Land on B
3rd
B
Root
G
1
2
3
  • Ab is a minor second above G.
  • A is a major 2nd above G.
  • Bb is a minor third above G.
  • B is a major third above G.

The 9th

Finding A from G step by step:

  • Start on: G
  • Step 1: move up to Ab
  • Step 2: Land on A
9th
A
Root
G
1
  • Ab is a minor second above G.
  • A is a major 2nd above G.

The Min 7th

Finding F from G step by step:

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