Guitar Chord Dictionary: C# Dominant Ninth Chords

C# 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

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

The C# Dominant Ninth chord is known as:

  • C# Dominant Ninth
  • C# Dom9
  • C#9

The notes of the C#9 chord are C#, E#, G#, B, and D#

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Notes of the C# 9 chord:

C# E# G# B D#

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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Fingerings for the C#9 guitar chord

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Position 1
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C# 9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C# 9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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C# 9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Barre Movable

C# 9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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C# 9 position 6 guitar chord diagram

How to construct the C# 9 chord on guitar

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

b7
3
5
9
3
1
b7
3
5
9
b7
1
5
3
1
5
9
b7
b7
9
3
1
5
b7
1
3
9
1
5
9
b7

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