Neapolitan 6th Chord

The Neapolitan 6th chord a group of three or more tones forming a harmony is a Major triad a three note chord consisting of a 3rd and 5th above a root: Major, minor, diminished, Augmented, see Chord Construction built on the lowered second degree of the scale a group of pitches arranged from high to low covering one octave. It is most often found in 1st inversion and proceeds the V chord. Here is a common example of the Neapolitan 6th chord in a progression in the key of c minor: