G Major Add 9 chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5 - 9
Notes in G add9 G - B - D - A

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.

G Major Add 9 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Gadd9 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

You can practice changing between chords in your head when you are at the office, on the train, or wherever. This may sound silly, but it really helps remember those chords.

Chord learning tip 2.

A chord is made up of at least 3 notes, or musically triads.

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