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What does m6 stand for?

m6 stands for Minor Sixth (music)

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This year's Festival had everything from Rytis Mazulis's reduction of music to a single note descending a minor sixth and picking up resonances along the way, through Lynne Plowman's marshalling of music as a vehicle to express multi-layered human experience in her opera House of the Gods, to zeitkratzer's shock tactics which, ironically, are far from new and can be found in 'grunge' and the latest 'glitch' rock.
Catfish Keith, with his own inimitable style on his small, Welshmade guitar, brought the event back to R'n'B but the minor sixth chords and haunting tremeloes of the genre were virtually non-existent with the final act - the wonderfully powerful and deep voiced Angela Brown and the Mighty 45s where rock- dominated and some spirituals were more than evident, especially in the last number, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the Lord.
For her a minor second is sour, a major second bitter, a minor third salty, a major third sweet and a minor sixth creamy.