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|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.
Here are 6 voicings of the Badd9 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.
If you hear a string buzzing, stop and check your fingers.