G major 9th chord

Gmaj9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The G major ninth is a five-note chord and can be regarded as a Gmaj7 with an added ninth. It is often abbreviated as Gmaj9 (not to be confused with G9).
Omissions: Gmaj9(no3): G - D - F# - A; Gmaj9(no5): G - B - F# - A.
Theory: The Gmaj9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major seventh and a major ninth.


Gmaj9 piano chord
Notes: G - B - D - F# - A

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Gmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: G - D (left hand) F# - A - B (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

Gmaj9 chord diagram
Notes: G - B (left hand) F# - A (right hand)
Two-hand voicing (the 5th is omitted)

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