an inversion of a triad in which the second note (next above the root) is in the bass.
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Origin of sixth chord
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby sixth chord
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British Dictionary definitions for sixth chord
(in classical harmony) the first inversion of the triad, in which the note next above the root appears in the bassSee also added sixth
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