How to construct and play the maj13 chord

Name

The maj13 is also named major thirteenth

Alternative name

Use Maj13 instead of maj13

Use ^13 instead of maj13

Quality

A maj13 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a maj13 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.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Ninth

Has 14 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Tredecime

Has 21 semitones and spans 13 naturals.

Scales

Which scales can you play on the maj13 chord?

Cheatsheet

Play the maj13 chord in any key

You can play a Cmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

C   E   G   B   D   A  

Sheet music of C major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Cmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Cmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Cmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C major thirteenth.

Cmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a C#major thirteenth with the following notes.

C#   E#   G#   B#   D#   A#  

Sheet music of C# major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the C#maj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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C#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C# major thirteenth.

C#maj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dbmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

Db   F   Ab   C   Eb   Bb  

Sheet music of Db major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dbmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Db major thirteenth.

Dbmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

D   F#   A   C#   E   B  

Sheet music of D major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Dmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D major thirteenth.

Dmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a D#major thirteenth with the following notes.

D#   F##   A#   C##   E#   B#  

Sheet music of D# major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the D#maj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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D#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D# major thirteenth.

D#maj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bb   D   F   C  

Sheet music of Eb major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Ebmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Ebmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Eb major thirteenth.

Ebmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Emajor thirteenth with the following notes.

E   G#   B   D#   F#   C#  

Sheet music of E major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Emaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Emaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Emaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Emaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Emaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Emaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for E major thirteenth.

Emaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Fmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

F   A   C   E   G   D  

Sheet music of F major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Fmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Fmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Fmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F major thirteenth.

Fmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#major thirteenth with the following notes.

F#   A#   C#   E#   G#   D#  

Sheet music of F# major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the F#maj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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F#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# major thirteenth.

F#maj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Db   F   Ab   Eb  

Sheet music of Gb major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gbmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Gbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb major thirteenth.

Gbmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

G   B   D   F#   A   E  

Sheet music of G major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Gmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Gmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G major thirteenth.

Gmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#major thirteenth with the following notes.

G#   B#   D#   F##   A#   E#  

Sheet music of G# major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the G#maj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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G#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# major thirteenth.

G#maj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Abmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

Ab   C   Eb   G   Bb   F  

Sheet music of Ab major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Abmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Abmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab major thirteenth.

Abmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Amajor thirteenth with the following notes.

A   C#   E   G#   B   F#  

Sheet music of A major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Amaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Amaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Amaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Amaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Amaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Amaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A major thirteenth.

Amaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a A#major thirteenth with the following notes.

A#   C##   E#   G##   B#   F##  

Sheet music of A# major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the A#maj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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A#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#maj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# major thirteenth.

A#maj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

Bb   D   F   A   C   G  

Sheet music of Bb major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bbmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb major thirteenth.

Bbmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bmajor thirteenth with the following notes.

B   D#   F#   A#   C#   G#  

Sheet music of B major thirteenth in three octaves.

The notes of the Bmaj13 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bmaj13 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B major thirteenth.

Bmaj13 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app