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.

If you hear a string buzzing, stop and check your fingers.

Chord learning tip 2.

The more you practice, the more you'll develop your hands muscle memory, and the easier each chord will become with time.

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