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A 9 Description

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

Learn 3 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the D and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 3 of the high E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 4 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 5 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 5 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 5 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

Audio file

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the D and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

Audio file

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