Fm6 Piano Chord

Fm6

F Minor 6th

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

The Notes in a F Minor 6th Chord

The 6th

Finding D from F step by step:

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

The Min 3rd

Finding Ab from F step by step:

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