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G 13(b9) Description

The intervals composing the G13(b9) chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Minor Ninth, Major Eleventh, and Major Thirteen

Some books show this chord as:

  • G Dominant Thirteen Flat Nine
  • G 13-9
  • G 13b9
  • G13(b9)

The notes in this chord are G, B, D, F, Ab, C, and E

Learn 5 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 8 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the D, G and B strings at the same time

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 8 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the D, G and B strings at the same time
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 10 of the high E string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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