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C 7(b9) Description

The C Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Minor Ninth

The C Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added chord is known as:

  • C Dominant Seventh Flat Nine Added
  • C 7b9
  • C 7-9
  • C Dom7b9
  • C7(b9)

The C7(b9) chord is made up of the notes C, E, G, Bb, and Db

Learn 5 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • 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 A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 7 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 8 of the low E string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 8 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 8 of the low E, D and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 9 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

Audio file

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • 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 A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 3 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

Audio file

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • 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 2 of the B string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the low E string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 3 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

Audio file

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