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

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).

G 13 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the G13 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

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

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Chord learning tip 2.

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