Added 9th (add9) Chords (Closed Position Shapes)

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An added ninth chord (add9) is a major triad with an added ninth.  Added ninth chords are different from other ninth chords (9,  maj9)  because the seventh is not included. 

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Chord A#/Bb B C C#/Db D D#/Eb E F F#/Gb G G#/Ab A

 

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Chord F#/Gb G G#/Ab A A#/Bb B C C#/Db D D#/Eb E F

 

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Chord D#/Eb E F F#/Gb G G#/Ab A A#/Bb B C C#/Db D

C Added Ninth Open Position:

Cadd9 consists of C E G and D. (The D, which might be called an added second, is two fifths up from the root.

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