C6 Chord (C Major 6th Chord) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the C major 6th chord, abbreviated as C6 or Cmaj6, with the notes on piano and chord inversions.

    The C major sixth chord has the notes C E G A. The 3 inversions to the C6 chord are E G A C, G A C E and A C E G.

    The intervals of the C6 chord are the root (C), major third (E), perfect fifth (G) and major sixth (A) .

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the C6 chord in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    C major 6th Chord on Piano

    C6 Chord

    notes: C E G A

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • A

    C6 1st inversion

    notes: E G A C

    • E
    • G
    • A
    • C

    C6 2nd inversion

    notes: G A C E

    • G
    • A
    • C
    • E

    C6 3rd inversion

    notes: A C E G

    • A
    • C
    • E
    • G

    🎸 C major 6th Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the C major 6th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    orientation:
    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    piano samples

    The piano samples used for this C major 6th chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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