C major thirteenth piano chord - Cmaj13

The C major thirteenth chord is a 6-note chord consisting of the notes C, E, G, B, D and A.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Cmaj13.

Interactive piano diagram for the C major thirteenth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the C major thirteenth chord with the notes B#CFbEGCbBDA

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Cmaj13. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Cmaj13.

Scales with Cmaj13

Below you find all scales that include Cmaj13:

  • lydian
  • major
  • bebop
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • chromatic

C major thirteenth piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Cmaj13 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the C major thirteenth chord (Cmaj13). The notes C, E, G, B, D and A are highlighted.