B major 9th chord

Bmaj9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The B major ninth is a five-note chord and can be regarded as a Bmaj7 with an added ninth. It is often abbreviated as Bmaj9 (not to be confused with B9).
Omissions: Bmaj9(no3): B - F# - A# - C#; Bmaj9(no5): B - D# - A# - C#.
Theory: The Bmaj9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major seventh and a major ninth.


Bmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: B - D# - F# - A# - C#

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Bmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: B - F# (left hand) A# - C# - D# (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Bmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: B - D# (left hand) A# - C# (right hand)
Two-hand voicing (the 5th is omitted)

B chord categories

B Bm B7 Bm7 Bmaj7 BmM7 B6 Bm6 B6/9 B5 B9 Bm9 Bmaj9 B11 Bm11 Bmaj11 B13 Bm13 Bmaj13 Badd B7-5 B7+5 Bsus Bdim Bdim7 Bm7b5 Baug Baug7