E 6th chord

E6 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The E major sixth is a four-note chord. You can see the four notes marked in red color. The chord is abbreviated E6.
Theory: The E6 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, ring finger (right hand).


E6 piano chord diagram with marked notes E - G# - B - C#
Notes: E - G# - B - C#
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-4

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E6 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the E sixth chord. E6/G# is an E sixth with G sharp as the bass note, E6/B is an E sixth with B as the bass note and E6/C# is an E sixth with C sharp as the bass note. E6/C# is identical with C#m7.


E6/G# chord diagram
1st inversion


E6/B chord diagram
2nd inversion


E6/C# chord diagram
3rd inversion

E chord categories

E Em E7 Em7 Emaj7 EmM7 E6 Em6 E6/9 E5 E9 Em9 Emaj9 E11 Em11 Emaj11 E13 Em13 Emaj13 Eadd E7-5 E7+5 Esus Edim Edim7 Em7b5 Eaug Eaug7