How to Play C9b5 Chord on Guitar | C Dominant Ninth Flat five

C 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are Root, Major Third, diminished Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

The C Dominant Ninth Flat five chord is known as:

  • C Dominant Ninth Flat Five
  • C 9-5
  • C 9(b5)
  • C Dom9b5
  • C9b5

The C9b5 chord is made up of the notes C, E, Gb, Bb, and D

Notes of the C 9b5 chord:

CEGbBbD

Tones in the Dominant Ninth Flat five chord:

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

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Guitar Patterns for the C Dominant Ninth Flat five chord

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Position 1
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C 9b5 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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C 9b5 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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C 9b5 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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