Abm6 Piano Chord

Abm6

Ab Minor 6th

Root
Ab
6th
F
Min 3rd
Cb
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Ab
Cb
F

The Notes in a Ab Minor 6th Chord

The 6th

Finding F from Ab step by step:

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

The Min 3rd

Finding Cb from Ab step by step:

  • Start on: Ab
  • Step 1: move up to A
  • Step 2: move up to Bb
  • Step 3: Land on Cb
Min 3rd
Cb
Root
Ab
1
2
  • A is a minor second above Ab.
  • Bb is a major 2nd above Ab.
  • Cb is a minor third above Ab.