Em9 Guitar Chords Explained | E Minor Ninth

E m9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in the Em9 chord are Root, Minor Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, and Major Ninth

The E Minor Ninth chord is known as:

  • E Minor Ninth
  • E Min 9
  • E Minor 9
  • Em9

The notes of the Em9 chord are E, G, B, D, and F#

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Notes that compose the E m9 chord:

E G B D F#

Chord Formula:

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

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Em9 Guitar Chord Fingers Positions

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Position 1
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E m9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E m9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E m9 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E m9 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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E m9 position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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E m9 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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E m9 position 7 guitar chord diagram

How to construct the E m9 chord on guitar

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
5
b3
b7
1
9
1
5
9
b3
b7
b3
5
9
1
b3
b7
5
9
b7
1
5
b3
1
5
9
b7
b3
b7
9
1
5
b3
b7
1

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