A minor 9th chord

Am9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The A minor ninth is a five-note chord. For practical reasons the chord is normally played with omitted notes and/or inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as Am9.
Omissions: Am9(no3): A - E - G - B; Am9(no5): A - C - G - B.
Theory: The Am9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Am9 chord diagram
Notes: A - C - E - G - B

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Am9 inversions and voicings

Am9/G chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Am9/G)

Am9 chord diagram
Notes: A - C (left hand) E - G - B (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

A chord categories

A Am A7 Am7 Amaj7 AmM7 A6 Am6 A6/9 A5 A9 Am9 Amaj9 A11 Am11 A13 Am13 Amaj13 Aadd A7-5 A7+5 Asus Adim Adim7 Am7b5 Aaug Aaug7