E6 Guitar Chord

E6 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: E Ab B Db (R 3 5 6).


E6 Chord

Full name: E sixth
AKA: Emajor6   EMaj6   EM6  
Guitar sound:

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E6 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 0 2 2 1 2 0 Difficulty level: Intermediate
E6 for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 1, 2, 0 E6 for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 1, 2, 0

Simplified notation: x x 2 4 2 4 Difficulty level: Advanced
E6 for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 2, 4 E6 for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 2, 4

Simplified notation: x 7 9 9 9 9 Difficulty level: Advanced
E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, 9 E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, 9

Simplified notation: 12 11 11 x 12 12
E6 for guitar on frets 12, 11, 11, x, 12, 12 E6 for guitar on frets 12, 11, 11, x, 12, 12


Simplified notation: x 7 9 6 9 x
E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 6, 9, x E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 6, 9, x


Simplified notation: 12 14 11 13 x x
E6 for guitar on frets 12, 14, 11, 13, x, x E6 for guitar on frets 12, 14, 11, 13, x, x


Simplified notation: 12 11 9 9 9 9
E6 for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, 9, 9, 9 E6 for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, 9, 9, 9


Simplified notation: x 7 6 4 5 4
E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, 4, 5, 4 E6 for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, 4, 5, 4




E6 Inversions on guitar

E6\Ab guitar chord
E6\B guitar chord
E6\Db guitar chord

E6 chord charts for left handed guitar

E6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handedE6 guitar chord left handed


E6 Chord Structure

Notes: E Ab B Db
Interval structure: R 3 5 6

Chord construction:
R = E
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
R = E - minor interval = Db (scale degree = 6th)


E6 on other instruments

E6 piano
E6 Piano chord chart
E6 guitar
E6 Guitar chord chart
E6 ukulele
E6 ukulele chord
E6 mandolin
E6 mandolin chord
E6 banjo
E6 banjo chord


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Scales Related to E6

Scales that include all of the notes of E6.
E major A major B major B melodic minor E ionian A ionian B ionian G#/Ab harmonic minor C#/Db natural minor F#/Gb natural minor G#/Ab natural minor C#/Db dorian F#/Gb dorian B dorian C#/Db phrygian D#/Eb phrygian G#/Ab phrygian D lydian E lydian A lydian

E6 chord staff

Musical staff for the E6 chord

E6 summary table

Guitar chord name E6 (E sixth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureE Ab B Db (R 3 5 6)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  
Other Notations Emajor6   EMaj6   EM6  
Chord Construction R = E
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
R = E - minor interval = Db (scale degree = 6th)
E6 on other instrumentsE6 piano
E6 Piano chord chart
E6 guitar
E6 Guitar chord chart
E6 ukulele
E6 ukulele chord
E6 mandolin
E6 mandolin chord
E6 banjo
E6 banjo chord

Tweak notes of E6

E
C#
G#
E
B
E
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