A Minor Sixth Chord
Also known as:
A Minor 6th , Am6 , Amin6 , Ami6 , A−6
The A Minor Sixth Chord has a minor quality which includes a minor Third interval that produces a generally sad sound. A Minor Sixth Chord contains the notes A, C, E, F♯. The A Minor Sixth Chord is an Added type chord which means it includes a Triad (the Root A, the Third C, and the Fifth E) and one or more additional notes, in this case the Sixth F♯.
Below you will find the A Minor Sixth Chord notes, notation, degrees, intervals, related scales and chords, and more.
A, C, E, F♯
Can be omitted: E
|A > A
|Perfect Unison (P1)
|A > C
|minor 3rd (m3)
|A > E
|Perfect 5th (P5)
|A > F♯
|Major 6th (M6)
Scales related to A Minor Sixth Chord
Scales that include all of the notes of the A Minor Sixth Chord.
ii Chord of G Major Scale
iv Chord of E Natural Minor Scale
iv Chord of E Harmonic Minor Scale
i Chord of A Melodic Minor Scale
ii Chord of G Melodic Minor Scale
I Chord of A Major Blues Scale
♭III Chord of F♯ Minor Blues Scale
ii Chord of G Ionian Mode
i Chord of A Dorian Mode
♭vii Chord of B Phrygian Mode
vi Chord of C Lydian Mode
v Chord of D Mixolydian Mode
iv Chord of E Aeolian Mode
♭iii Chord of F♯ Locrian Mode
♭vii Chord of B Phrygian Dominant Mode
Scales that include different spellings of all the notes of the A Minor Sixth Chord.
iv Chord of F♭ Natural Minor Scale
iv Chord of F♭ Harmonic Minor Scale
♭vii Chord of C♭ Phrygian Mode
vi Chord of B♯ Lydian Mode
iv Chord of F♭ Aeolian Mode
♭iii Chord of G♭ Locrian Mode
♭vii Chord of C♭ Phrygian Dominant Mode
Chords related to A Minor Sixth Chord
Chords that have all of the same notes (in any spelling) as the A Minor Sixth Chord.
F♯ Half Diminished Seventh (Minor Seventh Flat Five) Chord
G♭ Half Diminished Seventh (Minor Seventh Flat Five) Chord
Different Root Note
Chords that include the same notes (in any spelling) as the A Minor Sixth Chord but have a different root note.