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Chord Help!!

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by JazZ-A-LoT, Jan 18, 2003.


  1. JazZ-A-LoT

    JazZ-A-LoT

    Jan 5, 2003
    Can anyone tell me where to find a 9th an 11th and a 13th when constructing chord. Man I'm such a rook, any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    If the octave is 8........
     
  3. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    A 9th chord is a dominant 7th with the 9th added (the 9th is the same note as the 2nd). An 11th chord is a 9th chord with an 11th added (the 11th is the same note as the 4th). A 13th chord is a 9th chord with the 13th added (the 13th is the same note as the 6th).
     
  4. Dude, the 9th, 11th, and 13th's are referring to scale degrees, the corresponding notes of a scale.
     
  5. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    Isn't actually a 13th chord a Dominant 7th with an added 9th, 11th and 13th as oposed to just 9th and 13?

    Sometimes when dom.13 chords are played the natural 11th is left out in the voicing due to its lesser clash with the major 3rd. Similarily the third is quite often left out in an 11th chord due to the same reason.
    /lovebown
     
  6. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Technically, yes.