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A 13 Description

The intervals composing the A13 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Major Ninth, Major Eleventh, and Major Thirteen

Different notations for the A Dominant Thirteen chord:

  • A Dominant Thirteen
  • A13

The A Dominant Thirteen chord is composed of the notes A, C#, E, G, B, D, and F#

Learn 12 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the B and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 5 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the low E and D strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 11 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 12 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 14 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the A string play without pressing any fret
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position uses open strings

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the low E, D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 6

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the low E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 5 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 7

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the low E string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 8

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the A string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the B string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 11 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 11 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 9

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 11 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 12 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 14 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 10

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 12 of the G string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 14 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 14 of the B and high E strings at the same time

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 11

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the D and high E strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 12

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the D string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the B and high E strings at the same time

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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