C dominant ninth piano chord - C9
The C dominant ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes C, E, G, Bb and D.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as C9.
Interactive piano diagram for the C dominant ninth chord
Chords that are a superset of C9. The chords include more notes but always C, E, G, Bb and D.
Chords that are a subset of C9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in C9.
Scales with C9
Below you find all scales that include C9:
- mixolydian b6
- lydian dominant
- lydian minor
- bebop minor
- composite blues
- messiaen's mode #3
C dominant 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 C9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.