F9 chord for guitar in different forms, including open and barre chords.
The diagram shows the F 9th in closed position and with the root on the 8th fret. Avoid playing on the 6th string. F9 is a five-note chord consisting of F, A, C, E, G.
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Theory and information
Try in a chord progression
F9 - Bb7 - C9
F9 is a dominant chord. F9/A, F9/C, F9/Eb and F9/G are inversions of the chord.
Notes in the chord
The notes that the F9 chord consists of are F, A, C, Eb, G.
To get F11 add Bb.
To get Fmaj9 replace Eb with E.
The 1X1213 fingering should be played by including the thumb. F9(#11) can also played as 10100X.
1st inversion: F9/A (means that A is the bass note).
2nd inversion: F9/C (means that C is the bass note).
3rd inversion: F9/Eb (means that Eb is the bass note).
4th inversion: F9/G (means that G is the bass note).
Assorted slash chords
Versions with alternate bass notes in short notation:
F9/A: X01011 / X03543
Alternative chord names
F9/Eb is identical with Gsus9/Eb.
F9 (no3) is a F dominant 9th with no third (A).
F9 (no5) is a F dominant 9th with no fifth (C).
Written in tab format (main version in open position)
- x -
- 1 -
- 0 -
- 1 -
- 0 -
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