m7b5b9 Chord on Guitar

4-Voices on Fretboard in Standard Tuning:

Image of m7b5b9 Chord on the Guitar.

Information:

There are over 70 voicings for the m7b5b9 chord on guitar and the image above shows only 3 of them. For more voicings see: Fretboard Chord Charts for Guitar

The m7b5b9 chord contains a minor third, diminished fifth, minor seventh, and a minor ninth.

The intervallic relationships it contains are: minor third, diminished fifth, minor seventh, minor ninth, minor third, perfect fifth, minor seventh, major third, perfect fifth, minor third.

Intervals:

  • Root
  • Minor Third
  • Diminished Fifth
  • Minor Seventh
  • Minor Ninth

Dissonance:

The m7b5b9 chord has a dissonance rating of 116*

*Dissonance is very subjective. So, as a general guideline, this number is mathematically derived by measuring the intervallic dissonance this chord contains. (The higher the number the more dissonant the chord.)

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