B Half-diminished 7th Chord (Bm7b5) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the B half-diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Bm7b5 or BΓΈ, with the notes on piano and chord inversions. It's abbreviated as Bm7b5 because the half-diminished 7th chord is a minor 7th chord with a flat 5.

    The B half-diminished 7th chord has the notes B D F A. The 3 inversions to the B half-diminished 7th chord are D F A B, F A B D and A B D F.

    The intervals of the Bm7b5 chord are the root (B) , minor third (D) , diminished fifth (F) and minor seventh (A) .

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the Bm7b5 chord in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    B half-diminished 7th Chord on Piano

    Bm7b5 chord

    notes: B D F A

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A

    Bm7b5 1st inversion

    notes: D F A B

    • D
    • F
    • A
    • B

    Bm7b5 2nd inversion

    notes: F A B D

    • F
    • A
    • B
    • D

    Bm7b5 3rd inversion

    notes: A B D F

    • A
    • B
    • D
    • F

    🎸 Bm7b5 Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the B half-diminished 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    orientation:
    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this B half-diminished 7th chord reference are from β€œ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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