Minor Sixth Chords
Let’s look at how to play a Bm6 chord on the piano. We’ll also learn the pattern for building any other minor sixth chord.
What Are Minor Sixth Chords?
Minor sixth chords are minor chords with an added note. The added note is the sixth note of the matching major scale.
How to Play a Bm6 Chord
Then we’ll add the sixth note of the B major scale to the chord: G♯
So to play a Bm6 chord, we’ll play:
B – D – F♯ – G♯
You can use this pattern to build any other minor sixth chord, by first building a minor chord, then adding the sixth note of the matching major scale.
Other Chord Types
Some other chord types you can learn are:
Now you know how to build a Bm6 chord on the piano, and you can build any other minor sixth chord!
Using chords to learn and play the piano is a wonderful way to enjoy music!