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

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).

E 13 Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the E13 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

When changing chords, visualize the chord you are about to change to, it really helps nail that chord change.

Chord learning tip 2.

If you are a beginner guitarist, start by learning to play easier beginner guitar chords at first, and advance to harder ones with time.

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