Ab 13th chord

Ab13 chord for piano presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The A flat thirteenth is a seven-note chord. Due to practical circumstances, some notes (as a suggestion fifth, ninth, and eleventh) are omitted and the chord is played inverted. The chord is sometimes played with both hands. The chord is often abbreviated as Ab13.
Omissions: Ab13(no3): Ab - Eb - Gb - Bb - Db - F; Ab13(no5): Ab - C - Gb - Bb - Db - F.
Theory: The Ab thirteenth chord is constructed by adding a third to an eleventh chord.


Ab13 chord diagram
Notes: Ab - C - Eb - Gb - Bb - Db - F

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Ab13 inverted

Ab13 chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (with the 5th and the 11th omitted)

Ab chord categories

Ab Abm Ab7 Abm7 Abmaj7 AbmM7 Ab6 Abm6 Ab6/9 Ab5 Ab9 Abm9 Abmaj9 Ab11 Abm11 Abmaj11 Ab13 Abm13 Abmaj13 Abadd Ab7-5 Ab7+5 Absus Abdim Abdim7 Abm7b5 Abaug Abaug7