Bbm6 Piano Chord

Bbm6

Bb Minor 6th

Root
Bb
6th
G
Min 3rd
Db
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Bb
Db
G

The Notes in a Bb Minor 6th Chord

The 6th

Finding G from Bb step by step:

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

The Min 3rd

Finding Db from Bb step by step:

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