Piano Reference: B minor chord (Bm) & B minor 7th Chord (Bm7)

    Interactive piano reference to the B minor chord, abbreviated as Bm or Bmin. The B minor chord consists of the notes B, D and F♯. The 2 inversions to the B minor chord are D F♯ B and F♯ B D.

    The B minor 7th chord, abbreviated as Bm7 or Bmin7, has the notes B, D, F♯ and A. The 3 inversions to the B minor 7th chord are D F♯ A B, F♯ A B D and A B D F♯.

    In the root position, the B minor chord has the B as the root, the D as the minor third and the F♯ as the perfect fifth. With the B minor 7th chord there's the addition of A as the minor seventh.

    B minor chord

    notes: B D F♯

    • B
    • D
    • F

    B minor 1st inversion

    notes: D F♯ B

    • D
    • F
    • B

    B minor 2nd inversion

    notes: F♯ B D

    • F
    • B
    • D

    B minor 7th chord

    notes: B D F♯ A

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A

    B minor 7th 1st inversion

    notes: D F♯ A B

    • D
    • F
    • A
    • B

    B minor 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: F♯ A B D

    • F
    • A
    • B
    • D

    B minor 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: A B D F♯

    • A
    • B
    • D
    • F

    lookup a different chord:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorC majorD majorF majorG majorA major

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG minorA minor C minorD minorF minorG minorA minor

    C dimD dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dim C dimD dimF dimG dimA dim


    piano samples

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

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