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

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).

B 13 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the B13 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

Notice that the root note of a chord will be it's main, and lowest note. However, this will not be true for chord inversions.

Chord learning tip 2.

Make sure you don't tuck your pinky away, even if you're not using it for a particular chord. It might come in handy for the next chord, but bringing it

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