C sharp major ninth piano chord - C#maj9

The C sharp 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 C#maj9.

Interactive piano diagram for the C sharp major ninth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the C sharp major ninth chord with the notes E#FC#DbG#AbB#CD#Eb

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of C#maj9. The chords include more notes but always C#, E#, G#, B# and D#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of C#maj9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in C#maj9.

Scales with C#maj9

Below you find all scales that include C#maj9:

  • lydian
  • harmonic major
  • major
  • bebop
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

C sharp 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 C#maj9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the C sharp major ninth chord (C#maj9). The notes C#, E#, G#, B# and D# are highlighted.