G 6th chord

G6 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The G major sixth is a four-note chord. You can see the four notes marked in red color. The chord is abbreviated G6.
Theory: The G6 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).


G6 piano chord diagram with marked notes G - B - D - E
Notes: G - B - D - E
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-4

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G6 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the G sixth chord. G6/B is a G sixth with B as the bass note, G6/D is a G sixth with D as the bass note and G6/E is a G sixth with E as the bass note. G6/E is identical with Em7.


G6/B chord diagram
1st inversion


G6/D chord diagram
2nd inversion


G6/E chord diagram
3rd inversion

G chord categories

G Gm G7 Gm7 Gmaj7 GmM7 G6 Gm6 G6/9 G5 G9 Gm9 Gmaj9 G11 Gm11 Gmaj11 G13 Gm13 Gmaj13 Gadd G7-5 G7+5 Gsus Gdim Gdim7 Gm7b5 Gaug Gaug7