G#m6 Piano Chord

G#m6

G# Minor 6th

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

The Notes in a G# Minor 6th Chord

The 6th

Finding E# from G# step by step:

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

The Min 3rd

Finding B from G# step by step:

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