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A m9 Description

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

The A Minor Ninth chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • A Minor Ninth
  • A Min 9
  • A Minor 9
  • Am9

The notes in this chord are A, C, E, G, and B

Learn 10 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 1 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the high E string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 4 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • 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 5 of the D, G and B strings at the same time
  • 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

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the high E string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 12 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 12 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 7 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the high E string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 8 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 12 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 12 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 6

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 7

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Let the G string play without pressing any fret
  • Let the B string play without pressing any fret
  • Let the high E string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 2 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 8

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 9

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 G strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the high E string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 8 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

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Position 10

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the low E, D, G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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