This chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth
The A9(#5) chord is known as:
- A Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth
- A 9#5
- A 9aug5
- A 9+5
- A Dom9#5
The A Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord is made up of the notes A, C#, E#, G, and B
Notes that compose the A 9(#5) chord:
Chord structure of the Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord:
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Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.
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