G13th Piano Chord

G13th

G 13th Chord

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

The Notes in a G 13th Chord Chord

The Root

Finding G from G step by step:

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

The Min 7th

Finding F from G step by step:

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

The 3rd

Finding B from G step by step:

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

The Maj 6th

Finding E from G step by step:

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