F13th Piano Chord

F13th

F 13th Chord

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

The Notes in a F 13th Chord Chord

The Root

Finding F from F step by step:

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

The Min 7th

Finding Eb from F step by step:

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

The 3rd

Finding A from F step by step:

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

The Maj 6th

Finding D from F step by step:

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