Bbm6 Piano Chord

Bbm6

Bb Minor 6th (with 5th)

Root
Bb
5th
F
6th
G
Min 3rd
Db
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Bb
Db
F
G

The Notes in a Bb Minor 6th (with 5th) Chord

The 5th

Finding F from Bb step by step:

  • Start on: Bb
  • Step 1: move up to B
  • Step 2: move up to C
  • Step 3: move up to Db
  • Step 4: move up to D
  • Step 5: move up to Eb
  • Step 6: move up to E
  • Step 7: Land on F
5th
F
Root
Bb
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • B is a minor second above Bb.
  • C is a major 2nd above Bb.
  • Db is a minor third above Bb.
  • D is a major third above Bb.
  • Eb is a fourth above Bb.
  • E is a flat fifth above Bb.
  • F is a fifth above Bb.

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.