How to construct and play the 13b9 chord

Quality

A 13b9 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 13b9 chord?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this chord. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this chord from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Minor ninth

Has 13 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Tredecime

Has 21 semitones and spans 13 naturals.

Scales

Which scales can you play on the 13b9 chord?

Cheatsheet

Play the 13b9 chord in any key

You can play a C13b9 with the following notes.

C   E   G   Bb   Db   A  

Sheet music of C 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the C13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C 13b9.

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You can play a C#13b9 with the following notes.

C#   E#   G#   B   D   A#  

Sheet music of C# 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the C#13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C# 13b9.

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You can play a Db13b9 with the following notes.

Db   F   Ab   Cb   Ebb   Bb  

Sheet music of Db 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Db13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Db 13b9.

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You can play a D13b9 with the following notes.

D   F#   A   C   Eb   B  

Sheet music of D 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the D13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D 13b9.

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You can play a D#13b9 with the following notes.

D#   F##   A#   C#   E   B#  

Sheet music of D# 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the D#13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D# 13b9.

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You can play a Eb13b9 with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bb   Db   Fb   C  

Sheet music of Eb 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Eb13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Eb 13b9.

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You can play a E13b9 with the following notes.

E   G#   B   D   F   C#  

Sheet music of E 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the E13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for E 13b9.

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You can play a F13b9 with the following notes.

F   A   C   Eb   Gb   D  

Sheet music of F 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the F13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F 13b9.

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You can play a F#13b9 with the following notes.

F#   A#   C#   E   G   D#  

Sheet music of F# 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the F#13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for F# 13b9.

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You can play a Gb13b9 with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Db   Fb   Abb   Eb  

Sheet music of Gb 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Gb13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Gb 13b9.

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You can play a G13b9 with the following notes.

G   B   D   F   Ab   E  

Sheet music of G 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the G13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G 13b9.

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You can play a G#13b9 with the following notes.

G#   B#   D#   F#   A   E#  

Sheet music of G# 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the G#13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for G# 13b9.

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You can play a Ab13b9 with the following notes.

Ab   C   Eb   Gb   Bbb   F  

Sheet music of Ab 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Ab13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Ab 13b9.

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You can play a A13b9 with the following notes.

A   C#   E   G   Bb   F#  

Sheet music of A 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the A13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A 13b9.

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You can play a A#13b9 with the following notes.

A#   C##   E#   G#   B   F##  

Sheet music of A# 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the A#13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for A# 13b9.

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You can play a Bb13b9 with the following notes.

Bb   D   F   Ab   Cb   G  

Sheet music of Bb 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the Bb13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Bb 13b9.

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You can play a B13b9 with the following notes.

B   D#   F#   A   C   G#  

Sheet music of B 13b9 in three octaves.

The notes of the B13b9 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for B 13b9.

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