E major 9th chord

Emaj9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The E major ninth is a five-note chord and can be regarded as an Emaj7 with an added ninth. It is often abbreviated as Emaj9 (not to be confused with E9).
Omissions: Emaj9(no3): E - B - D# - F#; Emaj9(no5): E - G# - D# - F#.
Theory: The Emaj9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major seventh and a major ninth.


Emaj9 piano chord
Notes: E - G# - B - D# - F#

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Emaj9 chord diagram
Notes: E - B (left hand) D# - F# - G# (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Emaj9 chord diagram
Notes: E - G# (left hand) D# - F# (right hand)
Two-hand voicing (the 5th is omitted)

E chord categories

E Em E7 Em7 Emaj7 EmM7 E6 Em6 E6/9 E5 E9 Em9 Emaj9 E11 Em11 Emaj11 E13 Em13 Emaj13 Eadd E7-5 E7+5 Esus Edim Edim7 Em7b5 Eaug Eaug7