# How do you properly define diminished 9th, 11th and 13th chords?

## What are 9th 11th and 13th chords?

When we refer to a 9th, 11th, or 13th in the context of a chord, we’re referring to the extensions above the common structure of a triad or 7th chord. We name these tones specifically because they change the sound and makeup of the chord itself. There is the exception of a sus chord (suspended) or a 6th chord.

## How do you use 9th 11th and 13th chords?

Quote from video: So in this way you use both the 9 and the 11. So it kind of like you extended from the seventh till the 11th. So including the ninth. And the 11th. Okay you can do the same even with the 13th.

## What is a diminished 9th chord?

…the C diminished major ninth chord can be seen as a C major ninth chord with a lowered third and fifth tone. Lowering the third and fifth tones of the C major ninth chord: …which are E and G: …by a half step to Eb and Gb: …

## How do you determine diminished chords?

A diminished chord is a type of chord that contains a minor 3rd (three half steps above the root) coupled with a diminished 5th (six half steps above the root). It has a distinctive timbre: tense, dark, and unstable sounding.

## Why is it called A 13th chord?

A thirteenth chord is the stacking of six (major or minor) thirds, the last being above the 11th of an eleventh chord. Thus a thirteenth chord is a tertian (built from thirds) chord containing the interval of a thirteenth, and is an extended chord if it includes the ninth and/or the eleventh.

## What is the 13th of A chord?

Generally a 13 chord refers to a dominant chord that contain an added 6 in the upper structure, in other word a 13. Whereas a 6 chord is a major triad with a supplementary sixth (6). C6 is a four-note chord built with C E G A respectively root, third, fifth and sixth.

## How do you use a 13th chord?

Therefore, the shortcut to playing a 13 chord is to play the root of the chord in the left hand (G), and in the right hand, go down a full step from the root (to F) and play a major-7th chord based on that. For another example, we could play a D13 as D in the left hand, and a C major-7th chord in the right hand.

## What are 11th chords used for?

Eleventh chords are dominant chords, and are most often used to introduce a major chord with a root a perfect fifth lower. For example, a G eleventh chord would often come before a C major chord (G dominant chord is the dominant fifth in the key of C major).

## What makes an 11th chord?

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## What is A 9/11 chord?

The intervals in the A9(#11) chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, Minor Seventh, Major Ninth, and Sharp Eleventh. This chord is also spelled in the following ways: A Dominant Ninth Sharp Eleventh Added.

## What is the 11th of A chord?

In music theory, an eleventh chord is a chord that contains the tertian extension of the eleventh. Typically found in jazz, an eleventh chord also usually includes the seventh and ninth, and elements of the basic triad structure.

## What is the 9th of A chord?

In music theory, a ninth chord is a chord that encompasses the interval of a ninth when arranged in close position with the root in the bass. The ninth chord and its inversions exist today, or at least they can exist.