C 6th chord

C6 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The C major sixth is a four-note chord. You can see the four notes marked in red color. The chord is abbreviated C6.
Theory: The C6 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).


C6 piano chord diagram with marked notes C - E - G - A
Notes: C - E - G - A
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-4

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C6 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the C sixth chord. C6/E is a C sixth with E as the bass note, C6/G is a C sixth with G as the bass note and C6/A is a C sixth with A as the bass note. C6/A is identical with Am7.


C6/E chord diagram
1st inversion


C6/G chord diagram
2nd inversion


C6/A chord diagram
3rd inversion

C chord categories

C Cm C7 Cm7 Cmaj7 CmM7 C6 Cm6 C6/9 C5 C9 Cm9 Cmaj9 C11 Cm11 Cmaj11 C13 Cm13 Cmaj13 Cadd C7-5 C7+5 Csus Cdim Cdim7 Cm7b5 Caug Caug7