A#6 Piano Chord

A#6

A# Sixth Chord (No 5th)

Root
A#
3rd
CX
6th
FX
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
A#
CX
FX

The Notes in a A# Sixth Chord (No 5th) Chord

The 3rd

Finding CX from A# step by step:

  • Start on: A#
  • Step 1: move up to B
  • Step 2: move up to B#
  • Step 3: move up to C#
  • Step 4: Land on CX
3rd
CX
Root
A#
1
2
3
  • B is a minor second above A#.
  • B# is a major 2nd above A#.
  • C# is a minor third above A#.
  • CX is a major third above A#.

The 6th

Finding FX from A# step by step:

  • Start on: A#
  • Step 1: move down to GX
  • Step 2: move down to G#
  • Step 3: Land on FX
6th
FX
Root
A#
1
2
  • GX is a minor second below A#.
  • G# is a major 2nd below A#.
  • FX is a minor third below A#. The 6th is down a minor third? Confusing, right? The note FX is down 3 half-steps from A#, but up 9 half-steps from A#:
6th
FX
Root
A#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8