Ab minor 9th chord

Abm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The Ab minor ninth is a five note chord. For practical reasons the chord is normally played with omitted notes and/or inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as Abm9.
Omissions: Abm9(no3): Ab - Eb - Gb - Bb; Abm9(no5): Ab - B - Gb - Bb.
Theory: The Abm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Abm9 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - B - Eb - Gb - Bb / Ab - Cb - Eb - Gb - Bb

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Abm9 inversions and voicings

Abm9/Gb chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Abm9/Gb)

Abm9 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - B (left hand) Eb - Ab - Bb (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Ab chord categories

Ab Abm Ab7 Abm7 Abmaj7 AbmM7 Ab6 Abm6 Ab6/9 Ab5 Ab9 Abm9 Abmaj9 Ab11 Abm11 Abmaj11 Ab13 Abm13 Abmaj13 Abadd Ab7-5 Ab7+5 Absus Abdim Abdim7 Abm7b5 Abaug Abaug7