GbM9 Piano Chord

GbM9

Gb Major 9th

Root
Gb
3rd
Bb
9th
Ab
Maj 7th
F
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Gb
Bb
F
Ab

The Notes in a Gb Major 9th Chord

The 3rd

Finding Bb from Gb step by step:

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

The 9th

Finding Ab from Gb step by step:

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

The Maj 7th

Finding F from Gb step by step:

  • Start on: Gb
  • Step 1: Land on F
Maj 7th
F
Root
Gb
  • F is a minor second below Gb. The maj 7th is down a minor second? Confusing, right? The note F is down 1 half-steps from Gb, but up 11 half-steps from Gb:
Maj 7th
F
Root
Gb
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10