E6 Guitar Chords Explained | E Major Sixth

E 6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals composing the E6 chord are Root, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth

The E Major Sixth chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • E Major Sixth
  • E6

The notes in the E6 chord are E, G#, B, and C#

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Notes in the E 6 chord:

E G# B C#

How to create the Major Sixth chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the E Major Sixth chord

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Position 1
Open

E 6 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Movable

E 6 position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
Barrè Movable

E 6 position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
Movable

E 6 position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

E 6 position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
Open

E 6 position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
Barrè Open

E 6 position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
Movable

E 6 position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Barrè Movable

E 6 position 10 guitar chord diagram

How to construct the E 6 chord on guitar

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
5
1
3
6
1
5
3
5
6
3
1
6
3
5
1
5
6
3
1
5
6
6
3
1
5
1

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