G6 Guitar Chord
G sixth for guitar

G6 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: G B D E (R 3 5 6).


G6 Chord

Full name: G sixth
AKA: Gmajor6   GMaj6   GM6  
Guitar sound:

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G6 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 3 5 5 3 3 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
G6 for guitar on frets 3, 5, 5, 3, 3, 3 G6 for guitar on frets 3, 5, 5, 3, 3, 3

Simplified notation: x x 5 7 8 6 Difficulty level: Advanced
G6 for guitar on frets x, x, 5, 7, 8, 6 G6 for guitar on frets x, x, 5, 7, 8, 6

Simplified notation: x 10 8 7 8 x Difficulty level: Advanced
G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 8, 7, 8, x G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 8, 7, 8, x

Simplified notation: 3 2 0 0 0 0
G6 for guitar on frets 3, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 G6 for guitar on frets 3, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0


Simplified notation: 3 5 x 4 5 3
G6 for guitar on frets 3, 5, x, 4, 5, 3 G6 for guitar on frets 3, 5, x, 4, 5, 3


Simplified notation: 3 x 2 4 3 x
G6 for guitar on frets 3, x, 2, 4, 3, x G6 for guitar on frets 3, x, 2, 4, 3, x


Simplified notation: x 10 12 9 12 x
G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 12, 9, 12, x G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 12, 9, 12, x


Simplified notation: x 10 9 7 8 7
G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 7, 8, 7 G6 for guitar on frets x, 10, 9, 7, 8, 7




G6 Inversions on guitar


G6 chord charts for left handed guitar

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G6 Chord Structure

Notes: G B D E
Interval structure: R 3 5 6

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


G6 on other instruments

G6 piano
G6 Piano chord chart
G6 guitar
G6 Guitar chord chart
G6 ukulele
G6 mandolin
G6 banjo


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Scales Related to G6

Scales that include all of the notes of G6.
C major D major G major D melodic minor C ionian D ionian G ionian B harmonic minor E natural minor A natural minor B natural minor D dorian E dorian A dorian E phrygian F#/Gb phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian G lydian

G6 chord staff

Musical staff for the G6 chord

G6 summary table

Guitar chord name G6 (G sixth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureG B D E (R 3 5 6)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  
Other Notations Gmajor6   GMaj6   GM6  
Chord Construction R = G
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 3rd)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = 5th)
R = G - minor interval = E (scale degree = 6th)
G6 on other instrumentsG6 piano
G6 Piano chord chart
G6 guitar
G6 Guitar chord chart
G6 ukulele
G6 mandolin
G6 banjo

Tweak notes of G6

G
D
A#
G
D
G
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