C#M9 Piano Chord

C#M9

C# Major 9th (with 5th)

Root
C#
3rd
E#
5th
G#
9th
D#
Maj 7th
B#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
C#
E#
G#
B#
D#

The Notes in a C# Major 9th (with 5th) Chord

The 3rd

Finding E# from C# step by step:

  • Start on: C#
  • Step 1: move up to D
  • Step 2: move up to D#
  • Step 3: move up to E
  • Step 4: Land on E#
3rd
E#
Root
C#
1
2
3
  • D is a minor second above C#.
  • D# is a major 2nd above C#.
  • E is a minor third above C#.
  • E# is a major third above C#.

The 5th

Finding G# from C# step by step:

  • Start on: C#
  • Step 1: move up to D
  • Step 2: move up to D#
  • Step 3: move up to E
  • Step 4: move up to E#
  • Step 5: move up to F#
  • Step 6: move up to G
  • Step 7: Land on G#
5th
G#
Root
C#
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • D is a minor second above C#.
  • D# is a major 2nd above C#.
  • E is a minor third above C#.
  • E# is a major third above C#.
  • F# is a fourth above C#.
  • G is a flat fifth above C#.
  • G# is a fifth above C#.

The 9th

Finding D# from C# step by step:

  • Start on: C#
  • Step 1: move up to D
  • Step 2: Land on D#
9th
D#
Root
C#
1
  • D is a minor second above C#.
  • D# is a major 2nd above C#.

The Maj 7th

Finding B# from C# step by step:

  • Start on: C#
  • Step 1: Land on B#
Maj 7th
B#
Root
C#
  • B# is a minor second below C#. The maj 7th is down a minor second? Confusing, right? The note B# is down 1 half-steps from C#, but up 11 half-steps from C#:
Maj 7th
B#
Root
C#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10