thirteenth chord


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thirteenth chord

n
(Jazz) a chord much used in jazz and pop, consisting of a major or minor triad upon which are superimposed the seventh, ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth above the root. Often shortened to: thirteenth
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His description of a chord from one of Schumann's letters to Clara as "a C minor sonority including D[flat] and F[flat]" not only misses the point that this is an E-flat thirteenth chord with a flatted ninth, as well as the fact that Schumann himself described the chord as ".
The few ventures into musical discussion sometimes land Isoardi in hot water (such as when he assumes playing a thirteenth chord on the guitar has something to do with stretching the hand, p.
The chord usage includes the total range of sixth, seventh, suspension chords, eleventh and thirteenth chords, in addition to major, minor, augmented and diminished chords.