E minor sixth piano chord - Em6

The E minor sixth chord is a 4-note chord consisting of the notes E, G, B and C#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Em6.

Interactive piano diagram for the E minor sixth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the E minor sixth chord with the notes FbEGCbBC#Db

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Em6. The chords include more notes but always E, G, B and C#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Em6. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Em6.

Scales with Em6

Below you find all scales that include Em6:

  • major blues
  • melodic minor
  • dorian
  • minor six pentatonic
  • flat three pentatonic
  • dorian b2
  • dorian #4
  • lydian diminished
  • neopolitan major
  • hungarian major
  • lydian #9
  • bebop minor
  • minor six diminished
  • half-whole diminished
  • kafi raga
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #7
  • chromatic

E minor sixth piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Em6 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the E minor sixth chord (Em6). The notes E, G, B and C# are highlighted.