B Major Add 9 chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5 - 9
Notes in B add9 B - D# (Eb) - F# (Gb) - C# (Db)

As the label indicates, add9 chords are major chords with an added 9th degree note. They are four note chords, as opposed to the original 9 chord, which is a five note chord. An add9 has the notes 1-3-5-9, while the 9-chord has 1-3-5-b7-9. The add9 is a sweet sounding chord, while the 9-chord is dissonant and needs to be resolved.

B Major Add 9 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Badd9 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These B Major Add 9 guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

The more you practice, the more you'll develop your hands muscle memory, and the easier each chord will become with time.

Chord learning tip 2.

If you want to spice up old songs, play their chords in different voicings. New chord variations can give new life to old tunes.

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