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Danster
07-18-2003, 08:17 PM
A book I have calls the chord below G9(+11). I see no 11th. Can someone enlighten me?
Thanks,
Dan

Wait a sec, maybe I've got it... is that C# an augmented 11th, and the "+" is for augmented?

Zatz
07-18-2003, 11:08 PM
Hi Danster,

The chord on the diagram goes like this:

(g b f a c#)

1. G is the Root.
2. B - major third.
3. Perfect 5th is omitted here. There should have been D there to make it complete. But due to 4# (+11) presence it's been thrown away to avoid clash.
4. F is 7th.
5. A is major 9th.
6. C# is 4# (tritone with G) or +11.

Zatz.

Danster
07-19-2003, 04:30 AM
Thanks Zatz. I kinda figured it out right after I posted (so I went back and added a comment). I didn't realize at first that the "+" meant augmented.
Cheers,
Dan