D#m6 Piano Chord

D#m6

D# Minor 6th

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

The Notes in a D# Minor 6th Chord

The 6th

Finding B# from D# step by step:

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

The Min 3rd

Finding F# from D# step by step:

  • Start on: D#
  • Step 1: move up to E
  • Step 2: move up to E#
  • Step 3: Land on F#
Min 3rd
F#
Root
D#
1
2
  • E is a minor second above D#.
  • E# is a major 2nd above D#.
  • F# is a minor third above D#.