Gadd9 Guitar Chords Explained | G Major Ninth Added

G add9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals in this chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Ninth

Different notations for the Gadd9 chord:

  • G Major Ninth Added
  • G Maj9
  • G Maj Add 9
  • Gadd9

The G Major Ninth Added chord is composed of the notes G, B, D, and A

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Notes that compose the G add9 chord:

G B D A

Chord structure of the Major Ninth Added chord:

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

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How To Play The Gadd9 chord on guitar

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Position 1
Movable

G add9 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

G add9 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Chord tones in te G add9 chord

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3
1
5
9
9
3
1
5
1
3
9
1
5
9
3
5
9
3
1
3
5
9
1
5
3
1
5
9

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