D13th Piano Chord

D13th

D 13th Chord

Root
D
Min 7th
C
3rd
F#
Maj 6th
B
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
D
C
F#
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 C#
  • Step 2: move down to C
  • Step 3: move down to B
  • Step 4: move down to Bb
  • Step 5: move down to A
  • Step 6: move down to Ab
  • Step 7: move down to G
  • Step 8: move down to F#
  • Step 9: move down to F
  • Step 10: move down to E
  • Step 11: move down to Eb
  • Step 12: Land on D
Root
D
Root
D
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
  • C# is a minor second below D.
  • C is a major 2nd below D.
  • B is a minor third below D.
  • Bb is a major third below D.
  • A is a fourth below D.
  • Ab is a flat fifth below D.
  • G is a fifth below D.
  • F# is a sharp fifth (minor sixth) below D.
  • F is a major sixth below D.
  • E is a minor seventh below D.
  • Eb 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 C#
  • Step 2: Land on C
Min 7th
C
Root
D
1
  • C# 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 F# from D step by step:

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

The Maj 6th

Finding B from D step by step:

  • Start on: D
  • Step 1: move down to C#
  • Step 2: move down to C
  • Step 3: Land on B
Maj 6th
B
Root
D
1
2
  • C# 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