E13th Piano Chord

E13th

E 13th Chord

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

The Notes in a E 13th Chord Chord

The Root

Finding E from E step by step:

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

The Min 7th

Finding D from E step by step:

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

The 3rd

Finding G# from E step by step:

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

The Maj 6th

Finding C# from E step by step:

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