G 9th chord

G9 chord (also called Dominant 9th chord) for piano presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The G ninth is a five-note chord. Due to practical circumstances, however, the fifth (D) is often omitted and/or the chord is played inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as G9.
Omissions: G9(no3): G - D - F - A; G9(no5): G - B - F - A.
Theory: The G ninth chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


G9 chord diagram
Notes: G - B - D - F - A

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G9 inverted

G9 chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (G9/F)

G9 chord diagram
Notes: G - D (left hand) F - A - B (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

G chord categories

G Gm G7 Gm7 Gmaj7 GmM7 G6 Gm6 G6/9 G5 G9 Gm9 Gmaj9 G11 Gm11 Gmaj11 G13 Gm13 Gmaj13 Gadd G7-5 G7+5 Gsus Gdim Gdim7 Gm7b5 Gaug Gaug7