B Major Scale: Interactive Piano Reference with Chords

    🦋 Here's a beautiful B 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.

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    B major scale notes, piano layout & finger position

    notes: B C D E F G A

    relative minor: G♯ minor

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

    B
    F♯
    C♯
    G♯
    D♯
    A♯
    E
    B
    B
    E
    C♯
    F♯
    D♯
    G♯
    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

    • November Rain by Guns N' Roses
    • Lightning Crashes by Live
    • Heart-Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • Scars by Papa Roach
    • Thunderstruck by AC/DC
    • Lights by Ellie Goulding
    • The Boxer by Simon & Garfunkel
    • Drive by The Cars
    • California Girls by The Beach Boys
    • Sailing by Rod Stewart
    • Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond
    • I'm Yours by Jason Mraz

    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 majorD/C majorE/D majorG/F majorA/G majorB/A 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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