C major ninth piano chord - Cmaj9
The C major ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes C, E, G, B and D.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Cmaj9.
Interactive piano diagram for the C major ninth chord
Chords that are a superset of Cmaj9. The chords include more notes but always C, E, G, B and D.
Chords that are a subset of Cmaj9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Cmaj9.
Scales with Cmaj9
Below you find all scales that include Cmaj9:
- harmonic major
- bebop major
- messiaen's mode #3
C 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 Cmaj9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.