What are the chords in the key of B flat minor? We shall list triad chords and four note extended chords below in the key of Bb min. Roman numerals indicate each chord’s position relative to the scale.
The notes of the B flat minor natural scale are: Bb C Db Eb F Gb Ab
Chords in natural minor keys follow the pattern, minor diminished major minor minor major major.
- i – Bb minor, Bb minor seventh (Bbmin, Bbmin7)
- iidim – C diminished, C minor seventh flat five (Cdim, Cm7b5)
- III – Db major, Db major seventh (Dbmaj, Dbmaj7)
- iv – Eb minor, Eb minor seventh (Ebmin, Ebmin7)
- v – F minor, F minor seventh (Fmin, Fmin7)
- VI – Gb major, Gb major seventh (Gbmaj, Gbmaj7)
- VII – Ab major, Ab dominant seventh (Abmaj, Ab7)
Piano Chords In The Key Of B Flat Minor
The following piano key chord chart shows all the triads in B flat minor as well as four note extended chords.
Let’s now take a look at common chord progressions in the key of B flat minor natural. They are as follows:
- i – VI – VII (Bbm – Gb – Ab)
- i – iv – VII (Bbm – Ebm – Ab)
- i – iv – v (Bbm – Ebm – Fm)
- i – VI – III – VII (Bbm – Gb – Db – Ab)
- ii – v – i (Cm7b5 – Fm – Bbm)
Notes Of All The Chords In The key of B flat Minor
Let’s start with the triads.
- i – B flat minor: Bb – Db – F
- iidim – C diminished: C – Eb- Gb
- III – Db major: Db – F – Ab
- iv – E flat minor: Eb – Gb – Bb
- v – F minor: F – Ab – C
- VI – Gb major: Gb – Bb – Db
- VII – Ab major: Ab – C – Eb
And now, the four note chords
- i – Bb minor seventh: Bb – Db – F – Ab
- iidim – C minor seventh flat five: C – Eb – Gb – Bb
- III – Db major seventh: Db – F – Ab – C
- iv – Eb minor seventh: Eb – Gb – Bb – Db
- v – F minor seventh: F – Ab – C – Eb
- VI – Gb major seventh: Gb – Bb – Db – F
- VII – Ab dominant seventh: Ab – C – Eb – Gb
Diagrams of the B flat minor key signature and the notes of the B flat natural minor scale. There are 5 flats in the B flat minor scale.
Diagram of the B flat minor scale on piano keyboard.
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