C9(#5) Chord on Guitar: How To Play the C Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord

C 9(#5) position 14 guitar chord diagram

The intervals composing the C9(#5) chord are Root, Major Third, Augmented Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

Different notations for the C9(#5) chord:

  • C Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth
  • C 9#5
  • C 9aug5
  • C 9+5
  • C Dom9#5
  • C9(#5)

This chord is composed of the notes C, E, G#, Bb, and D

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Notes of the C 9(#5) chord:

C E G# Bb D

How the Dominant Ninth Sharp Fifth chord is built:

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

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C9(#5) Guitar Chord Shapes

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C 9(#5) position 14 guitar chord diagram

How to create your own C 9(#5) chord fingerings

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!

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

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