A 13 chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 3 - 5 - b7 - 9 - (11) - 13
Notes in A 13 A - C# (Db) - E - G - B - D - F# (Gb)

13th chords are formed by adding a 13th (6th) interval note to a dominant 11th chord, so adding the 13 to 1 - 2(9) - 3 - 4(11) - 5 - b7) to form 1 - 2(9) - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6(13) - b7. Notice that this results in 7 notes, but only 6 strings on the guitar, meaning at least one of the notes needs to be emited. The most important degrees in this chord are 1 3 6(13) b7, and in general the first note you would leave out is the 11th (4th).

A 13 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the A13 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These A 13 guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

Stretch your fingers before you start practicing, locked up fingers will not function the same as warmed up fingers.

Chord learning tip 2.

Want to learn guitar chords well? Make sure you practice chords and changing in between them for at least 10-15 minutes per day.

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