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By Brandy KraemerJune 10, 2013
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Ninth chords are five-note chords that span the usual intervals up to a ninth (R-3-5-7-9); and most often, the ninth interval remains major, even in minor 9th chords.
Learn how to build different types of major, minor & ADD9 chords on the keyboard and grand staff:
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Chords of a piano never end Eh! Will the fingers cover all the 9th chord?
Don’t feel obligated to memorize all of them at once It’s just good to have a quick reference in case you need these chords.
To answer your question, it depends on the 9th chord and your finger span; and this is why I didn’t include piano fingering this time. Many ninth chords will certainly not be played with one hand, and if you do manage to span them, you’ll notice some pretty awkward hand positions.
Ninth chords are rich in sound quality and sound really good when they are inverted.
I really enjoy this lesson and I know others will say the same.
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