A major ninth piano chord - Amaj9
The A major ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes A, C#, E, G# and B.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Amaj9.
Interactive piano diagram for the A major ninth chord
Chords that are a superset of Amaj9. The chords include more notes but always A, C#, E, G# and B.
Chords that are a subset of Amaj9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Amaj9.
Scales with Amaj9
Below you find all scales that include Amaj9:
- harmonic major
- bebop major
- messiaen's mode #3
A major ninth piano chord chart image
In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Amaj9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.