13th chords

The 13th Chord adds another tone to the 11th chord and, hence the name, the tone is 13 steps from the root.  If you are playing the piano you could play this chord with seven tones while the guitar is limited to six tones. Therefore some tone will always be excluded which can vary depending on the chord shape.

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C13

  • C13 chord

D13

  • D13 chord

E13

  • E13 chord

F13

  • F13 chord

G13

  • G13 chord

A13

  • A13 chord

B13

  • B13 chord

More chords

None for the moment in this category

Alternative chord shapes

Besides the chord pictures above there are different ways to play the 13th chord. On the picture below you can see an alternative and which, like the already given example, also is moveable.


11 chord barre
In this chord shape you should mute the second string with an adjacent finger.

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