C#13th Piano Chord

C#13th

C# 13th Chord

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

The Notes in a C# 13th Chord Chord

The Root

Finding C# from C# step by step:

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

The Min 7th

Finding B from C# step by step:

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

The 3rd

Finding E# from C# step by step:

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

The Maj 6th

Finding A# from C# step by step:

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