The intervals that compose the C Major Ninth chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Major Seventh, and Major Ninth
Some books show this chord as:
- C Major Ninth
- C Maj9
- C Major 9
This chord is made up of the notes C, E, G, B, and D
Notes of the C maj9 chord:
Chord formula for the Major Ninth chord:
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This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.