added sixth chord


Definition of added sixth chord

: a chord consisting of a triad with an added note a major sixth above the root especially : a triad built on the subdominant (see subdominant entry 2 sense a) with an added sixth — see sixth chord

First Known Use of added sixth chord

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of added sixth chord was circa 1929

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“Added sixth chord.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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