D#13th Piano Chord

D#13th

D# 13th Chord

Root
D#
Min 7th
C#
3rd
FX
Maj 6th
B#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
D#
C#
FX
B#

The Notes in a D# 13th Chord Chord

The Root

Finding D# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move down to CX
  • Step 2: move down to C#
  • Step 3: move down to B#
  • Step 4: move down to B
  • Step 5: move down to A#
  • Step 6: move down to A
  • Step 7: move down to G#
  • Step 8: move down to FX
  • Step 9: move down to F#
  • Step 10: move down to E#
  • Step 11: move down to E
  • Step 12: Land on D#
Root
D#
Root
D#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
  • CX is a minor second below D#.
  • C# is a major 2nd below D#.
  • B# is a minor third below D#.
  • B is a major third below D#.
  • A# is a fourth below D#.
  • A is a flat fifth below D#.
  • G# is a fifth below D#.
  • FX is a sharp fifth (minor sixth) below D#.
  • F# is a major sixth below D#.
  • E# is a minor seventh below D#.
  • E is a major seventh below D#.
  • D# is a octave below D#. The root is down a octave? Confusing, right? The note D# is down 12 half-steps from D#, but up 0 half-steps from D#:

The Min 7th

Finding C# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move down to CX
  • Step 2: Land on C#
Min 7th
C#
Root
D#
1
  • CX is a minor second below D#.
  • C# is a major 2nd below D#. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note C# is down 2 half-steps from D#, but up 10 half-steps from D#:
Min 7th
C#
Root
D#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

The 3rd

Finding FX from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move up to E
  • Step 2: move up to E#
  • Step 3: move up to F#
  • Step 4: Land on FX
3rd
FX
Root
D#
1
2
3
  • E is a minor second above D#.
  • E# is a major 2nd above D#.
  • F# is a minor third above D#.
  • FX is a major third above D#.

The Maj 6th

Finding B# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move down to CX
  • Step 2: move down to C#
  • Step 3: Land on B#
Maj 6th
B#
Root
D#
1
2
  • CX is a minor second below D#.
  • C# is a major 2nd below D#.
  • B# is a minor third below D#. The maj 6th is down a minor third? Confusing, right? The note B# is down 3 half-steps from D#, but up 9 half-steps from D#:
Maj 6th
B#
Root
D#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8