Am6 Guitar Chord
A minor sixth for guitar

Am6 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: A C E Gb (R m3 5 6).


Am6 Chord

Full name: A minor sixth
AKA: Aminor6   Amin6   A-6  
Guitar sound:


Am6 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 0 2 2 1 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Am6 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 2 Am6 for guitar on frets x, 0, 2, 2, 1, 2

Simplified notation: 5 x 4 5 5 5 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am6 for guitar on frets 5, x, 4, 5, 5, 5 Am6 for guitar on frets 5, x, 4, 5, 5, 5

Simplified notation: x x 7 9 7 6 Difficulty level: Advanced
Am6 for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 7, 6 Am6 for guitar on frets x, x, 7, 9, 7, 6

Simplified notation: x 12 x 11 13 12 Difficulty level: Professional
Am6 for guitar on frets x, 12, x, 11, 13, 12 Am6 for guitar on frets x, 12, x, 11, 13, 12

Simplified notation: 5 7 7 5 7 5
Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 7, 5, 7, 5 Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 7, 7, 5, 7, 5


Simplified notation: 5 3 4 x 5 x
Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 4, x, 5, x Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 4, x, 5, x


Simplified notation: x 12 10 11 10 12
Am6 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 11, 10, 12 Am6 for guitar on frets x, 12, 10, 11, 10, 12


Simplified notation: 5 3 2 2 x 2
Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 2 Am6 for guitar on frets 5, 3, 2, 2, x, 2




Am6 Chord Structure

Notes: A C E Gb
Interval structure: R m3 5 6

Chord construction:
R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
R = A - minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 6th)


Am6 on other instruments

Am6 piano
Am6 Piano chord chart
Am6 guitar
Am6 Guitar chord chart
Am6 ukulele
Am6 mandolin
Am6 banjo


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Scales Related to Am6

Scales that include all of the notes of Am6.
G major G melodic minor A melodic minor G ionian C#/Db harmonic minor E harmonic minor E natural minor A dorian B phrygian C lydian D mixolydian E aeolian F#/Gb locrian F#/Gb blues C diminished (halftone - wholetone) D#/Eb diminished (halftone - wholetone) F#/Gb diminished (halftone - wholetone) A diminished (halftone - wholetone) C#/Db diminished (wholetone - halftone) E diminished (wholetone - halftone)

Am6 summary table

Guitar chord name Am6 (A minor sixth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureA C E Gb (R m3 5 6)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories normal minor chord with added 6th   6th chord  
Other Notations Aminor6   Amin6   A-6  
Chord Construction R = A
A + minor interval = C (scale degree = minor 3rd)
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 5th)
R = A - minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 6th)
Am6 on other instrumentsAm6 piano
Am6 Piano chord chart
Am6 guitar
Am6 Guitar chord chart
Am6 ukulele
Am6 mandolin
Am6 banjo

Alter notes of Am6

F#
C
A
E
A
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

normal minor chord with added 6th   6th chord  

Altered Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Minor Chords on Wikipedia

 
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