C Minor Sixth Chord

Also known as:
C Minor 6th , Cm6 , Cmin6 , Cmi6 , C−6

The Minor Sixth Chord has a minor quality which includes a minor Third interval that produces a generally sad sound. Minor Sixth Chord contains the notes C, E, G, A. The Minor Sixth Chord is an Added type chord which means it includes a Triad (the Root C, the Third E, and the Fifth G) and one or more additional notes, in this case the Sixth A.

Below you will find the Minor Sixth Chord notes, notation, degrees, intervals, related scales and chords, and more.


C, E, G, A

Can be omitted: G





C > C0Perfect Unison (P1)
C > E3minor 3rd (m3)
C > G7Perfect 5th (P5)
C > A9Major 6th (M6)

Scales related to C Minor Sixth Chord

Chords related to C Minor Sixth Chord

Enharmonic Equivalent

Chord with the same root and notes as the C Minor Sixth Chord but different spelling.

B♯ Minor Sixth Chord

Same Notes

Chords that have all of the same notes (in any spelling) as the C Minor Sixth Chord.

B♯ Minor Sixth Chord

A Half Diminished Seventh (Minor Seventh Flat Five) Chord

Same Root Note

Chords that include the same notes (in any spelling) as the C Minor Sixth Chord and have the same root note.

C Minor Thirteenth Chord

C Minor Sixth/Ninth Chord

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