Minor Sixth Chords
Let’s look at how to play an Fm6 (“F minor sixth”) 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 an Fm6 Chord
Then we’ll add the sixth note of the F major scale to the chord: D
So to play an Fm6 chord, we’ll play: F – A♭ – C – D
We can use this pattern to build any other minor sixth chord! We can build a minor chord and then add 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 an Fm6 chord on the piano, and you can use this pattern to build any other minor sixth chord!
Piano chords are a great way to enjoy music and to play creatively!