Saturday, 26 June 2010

F major 9 Guitar Chord

Following our series of triads, today's Guitar Chord of the Day is a chord that's a little more harmonically complex but very easy to play:  F major 9
F Major9 Guitar Chord

Here's the fingering for this chord, the open strings give a nice ringing quality to the chord and it's easy to play!
F major9 guitar chord

Major 9 guitar chords can be replace major 7th chords replacing chords I and IV chords in major keys.
Major 9 guitar chords use these degrees of the major scale: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
F major 9 uses these notes: F, A C, E, G
Our guitar chord uses the notes in this order: F, G, A, E

As you can see this inversion has no 5th (C), it's common to leave this note out.

Tune in tomorrow for another Guitar Chord Of The Day