added sixth chord

noun

Definition of added sixth chord

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

Illustration of added sixth chord

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Circa 1929

First Known Use of added sixth chord

circa 1929


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up added sixth chord? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!