B minor 9th chord

Bm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The B 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 Bm9.
Omissions: Bm9(no3): B - F# - A - C#; Bm9(no5): B - D - A - C#.
Theory: The Bm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Bm9 chord diagram
Notes: B - D - F# - A - C#

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Bm9 inversions and voicings

Bm9/A chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Bm9/A)

Bm9 chord diagram
Notes: B - D (left hand) F# - A - C# (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

B chord categories

B Bm B7 Bm7 Bmaj7 BmM7 B6 Bm6 B6/9 B5 B9 Bm9 Bmaj9 B11 Bm11 Bmaj11 B13 Bm13 Bmaj13 Badd B7-5 B7+5 Bsus Bdim Bdim7 Bm7b5 Baug Baug7