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.

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

Chord learning tip 1.

Learning to play new guitar chords takes practice and dedication, so don't give up if you don't get it right on the first go.

Chord learning tip 2.

When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.

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