A 6th chord

A6 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The A major sixth is a four-note chord. You can see the four notes marked in red color. The chord is abbreviated A6.
Theory: The A6 chord is constructed with a root, a major third, a perfect fifth and a major sixth.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


A6 chord diagram with marked notes A - C# - E - F#
Notes: A - C# - E - F#
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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A6 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the A sixth chord. A6/C# is an A sixth with C sharp as the bass note, A6/E is an A sixth with E as the bass note and A6/F# is an A sixth with F sharp as the bass note. A6/F# is identical with F#m7.


A6/C# chord diagram
1st inversion


A6/E chord diagram
2nd inversion


A6/F# chord diagram
3rd inversion

A chord categories

A Am A7 Am7 Amaj7 AmM7 A6 Am6 A6/9 A5 A9 Am9 Amaj9 A11 Am11 A13 Am13 Amaj13 Aadd A7-5 A7+5 Asus Adim Adim7 Am7b5 Aaug Aaug7