B6 Mandolin Chord
B sixth for mandolin

B6 for Mandolin has the notes B Eb Gb Ab and can be played 5 different ways. Learn about its related chords and interval structure: R 3 5 6.


B6 Chord

Full name: B sixth
AKA: Bmajor6   BMaj6   BM6  

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B6 Mandolin Chord Charts

B6 mandolin chord
B6 mandolin chord
B6 mandolin chord
B6 mandolin chord
B6 mandolin chord


B6 Inversions on mandolin


B6 Chord Structure

Notes: B Eb Gb Ab
Interval structure: R 3 5 6

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


B6 on other instruments

B6 piano
B6 Piano chord chart
B6 guitar
B6 Guitar chord chart
B6 ukulele
B6 mandolin
B6 banjo



Scales Related to B6

Scales that include all of the notes of B6.
E major F#/Gb major B major F#/Gb melodic minor E ionian F#/Gb ionian B ionian D#/Eb harmonic minor C#/Db natural minor D#/Eb natural minor G#/Ab natural minor C#/Db dorian F#/Gb dorian G#/Ab dorian D#/Eb phrygian G#/Ab phrygian A#/Bb phrygian E lydian A lydian B lydian

B6 chord staff

Musical staff for the B6 chord

B6 summary table

Mandolin chord name B6 (B sixth)
Notes and structureB Eb Gb Ab (R 3 5 6)
Chord Categories normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  
Other Notations Bmajor6   BMaj6   BM6  
Chord Construction R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
R = B - minor interval = Ab (scale degree = 6th)
B6 on other instrumentsB6 piano
B6 Piano chord chart
B6 guitar
B6 Guitar chord chart
B6 ukulele
B6 mandolin
B6 banjo



References related to this chord

normal major chord with added 6th   6th chord  

Altered Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

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