C 6/9 chord

C6/9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The C sixth/ninth is a five-note chord. Due to practical circumstances, however, the fifth (G) is often omitted and/or the chord is played inverted. The chord is abbreviated C6/9. It can also be written C6add9 or Cmaj6add9.
Theory: The C6/9 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth, a major sixth and a major ninth. That gives the chord formula 1 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 9.


C6/9 piano chord
Notes: C - E - G - A - D

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C chord categories

C Cm C7 Cm7 Cmaj7 CmM7 C6 Cm6 C6/9 C5 C9 Cm9 Cmaj9 C11 Cm11 Cmaj11 C13 Cm13 Cmaj13 Cadd C7-5 C7+5 Csus Cdim Cdim7 Cm7b5 Caug Caug7