C6 Guitar Chord

C6 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: C E G A (R 3 5 6).


C6 Chord

Full name: C sixth
AKA: Cmajor6   CMaj6   CM6  
Guitar sound:

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C6 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 3 5 5 5 5 Difficulty level: Intermediate
C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5 C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5

Simplified notation: 8 x 7 9 8 x Difficulty level: Advanced
C6 for guitar on frets 8, x, 7, 9, 8, x C6 for guitar on frets 8, x, 7, 9, 8, x

Simplified notation: 8 10 x 9 10 8 Difficulty level: Professional
C6 for guitar on frets 8, 10, x, 9, 10, 8 C6 for guitar on frets 8, 10, x, 9, 10, 8

Simplified notation: 8 7 7 9 8 x
C6 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 7, 9, 8, x C6 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 7, 9, 8, x


Simplified notation: x 3 5 2 5 x
C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 2, 5, x C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 5, 2, 5, x


Simplified notation: 8 7 5 5 5 5
C6 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 5, 5, 5, 5 C6 for guitar on frets 8, 7, 5, 5, 5, 5


Simplified notation: x 3 2 0 1 3
C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 0, 1, 3 C6 for guitar on frets x, 3, 2, 0, 1, 3




C6 Inversions on guitar

C6\E guitar chord
C6\G guitar chord
C6\A guitar chord

C6 chord charts for left handed guitar

C6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handedC6 guitar chord left handed


C6 Chord Structure

Notes: C E G A
Interval structure: R 3 5 6

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


C6\G ;


C6 on other instruments

C6 piano
C6 Piano chord chart
C6 guitar
C6 Guitar chord chart
C6 ukulele
C6 ukulele chord
C6 mandolin
C6 mandolin chord
C6 banjo
C6 banjo chord


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Scales Related to C6

Scales that include all of the notes of C6.
C major F major G major G melodic minor C ionian F ionian G ionian E harmonic minor D natural minor E natural minor A natural minor D dorian G dorian A dorian E phrygian A phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian A#/Bb lydian

C6 chord staff

Musical staff for the C6 chord

C6 summary table

Guitar chord name C6 (C sixth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureC E G A (R 3 5 6)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords C6\G ;
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  
Other Notations Cmajor6   CMaj6   CM6  
Chord Construction R = C
C + major interval = E (scale degree = 3rd)
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = 5th)
R = C - minor interval = A (scale degree = 6th)
C6 on other instrumentsC6 piano
C6 Piano chord chart
C6 guitar
C6 Guitar chord chart
C6 ukulele
C6 ukulele chord
C6 mandolin
C6 mandolin chord
C6 banjo
C6 banjo chord

Tweak notes of C6

A
E
C
G
C
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  

Altered Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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