Easy Ways To Play The A9 Guitar Chord


Chord Description

A 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The A Dominant Ninth chord is made up of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

Name variations for this chord:

  • A Dominant Ninth
  • A Dom9
  • A9

This chord is composed of the notes A, C#, E, G, and B

Notes of the A 9 chord:

AC#EGB

Tones in the Dominant Ninth chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7
8
b9
9
#9
11
#11
13

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A9 Guitar Chord Shapes

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Position 1
Open

A 9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
BarreOpen

A 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreOpen

A 9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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C7 chord tones

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