B Flat Major Scale on Piano with Chords in the Key of B♭ Major

    😍 Here's a loveable B flat major scale reference which shows the notes and finger position on a piano keyboard.

    Plus, an interactive tool to play B♭ major diatonic chords and a list of common chord progressions in the key of B major.

    The A major scale is enharmonic to the B major scale. It has the same pitches, but uses different notes names: A B C D E F G.

    → go to all major & minor scales

    The notes of the B♭ major scale are B, C, D, E, F, G and A

    The relative minor of the B♭ major scale is G minor

    B♭ major scale piano layout & finger position

    Here's a piano keyboard showing the notes of the B♭ major scale, followed by a visual for the finger position on the piano. Hit play to hear the notes of the B♭ major scale up and down:

    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • A
    • B

    E♭
    B♭
    F
    C
    G
    D
    A
    C
    F
    D
    G
    E♭
    A
    B♭

    left hand

    right hand

    Chords in the key of B♭ major
    (B♭ major diatonic chords)

    The chords in the key of B♭ major are: B major, C minor, D minor, E major, F major, G minor and A diminished

    Tap or use numbers 1 through 7 to trigger the chords. You can also tap to trigger the chord inversions or the 7th chords. This tool can be used as a chord progression generator.

    Common chord progressions in the key of B♭ major

    Here's list of popular major key chord progressions along with the specific chords they represent in the key of B♭ major. Again, you can use numbers 1 through 7 on your keyboard to trigger the different chords:

    I B maj
    IV E maj
    V F maj
    I B maj
    vi G min
    ii C min
    V F maj
    vi G min
    IV E maj
    I B maj
    V F maj
    I B maj
    iii D min
    IV E maj
    V F maj
    I B maj
    IV E maj
    vi A min
    V F maj
    ii C min
    V F maj
    I B maj
    I B maj
    vi G min
    IV E maj
    V F maj
    I B maj
    IV E maj
    ii C min
    V F maj
    iii D min
    vi G min
    ii C min
    V F maj
    I B maj
    V F maj
    vi G min
    IV E maj
    I B maj
    IV E maj
    V F maj
    I B maj
    I B maj
    V F maj
    ii C min
    iii D min

    Toggle B♭ major scale intervals & scale degrees

    degreesnotesintervals
    1: TonicBUnison
    2: SupertonicCMajor 2nd
    3: MediantDMajor 3rd
    4: SubdominantEPerfect 4th
    5: DominantFPerfect 5th
    6: SubmediantGMajor 6th
    7: Leading ToneAMajor 7th
    1: Octave/TonicBPerfect 8th

    Popular Songs in the Key of B♭ Major

    • Rocket Man by Elton John
    • I Shot the Sheriff by Eric Clapton
    • Summertime by Janis Joplin
    • Lookin' Out My Back Door by CCR
    • Whiskey in the Jar by Metalicca
    • Mayonaise by The Smashing Pumpkins
    • Man! I Feel Like a Woman! by Shania Twain
    • Johnny B. Goode by Chuck Berry

    Major scale formula

    🔧 The major scales are constructed using this note pattern:

    • W-W-H-W-W-W-H
    ◈◈◈

    W = Whole step   H = Half step


    go to a different major or minor scale:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorD/C majorE/D majorG/F majorA/G major

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C/D minorD/E minorF/G minorG/A minorA/B minor


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

    drum samples

    The drum samples used here are from “ Mailbox Badger : Public Domain Drum Samples : Vol. 2 ”by Mailbox Badger/Patrick Callan, licensed under CC BY 3.0.


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