Chords In The Key Of B Minor


What are the chords in the key of B minor? We shall list triad chords and four note extended chords below in the key of B min. Roman numerals indicate each chord’s position relative to the scale.

The notes of the B minor natural scale are: B C# D E F# G A

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Chords in natural minor keys follow the pattern, minor diminished major minor minor major major.

  • i – B minor, B minor seventh (Bmin, Bmin7)
  • iidim – C# diminished, C# minor seventh flat five (C#dim, C#m7b5)
  • III – D major, D major seventh (Dmaj, Dmaj7)
  • iv – E minor, E minor seventh (Emin, Emin7)
  • v – F# minor, F# minor seventh (F#min, F#min7)
  • VI – G major, G major seventh (Gmaj, Gmaj7)
  • VII – A major, A dominant seventh (Amaj, A7)

Piano Chords In The Key Of B Minor

The following piano key chord chart shows all the triads in B  minor as well as four note extended chords.Piano chords in the key of B minor.

Let’s now take a look at common chord progressions in the key of B  minor natural. They are as follows:

  • i – VI – VII (Bm – G – A)
  • i – iv – VII (Bm – Em – A)
  • i – iv – v (Bm – Em – F#m)
  • i – VI – III – VII (Bm – G – D – A)
  • ii – v – i (C#m7b5 – F#m – Bm)

Notes Of All The Chords In The key of B Minor

Let’s start with the triads

And now, the four note chords

  • i – B minor seventh: B – D – F# – A
  • iidim – C# minor seventh flat five: C# – E – G – B
  • III – D major seventh: D – F# – A – C#
  • iv – E minor seventh: E – G – B – D
  • v – F# minor seventh: F# – A – C# – E
  • VI – G major seventh: G – B – D – F#
  • VII – A dominant seventh: A – C# – E – G

Diagrams of the B minor key signature and the notes of the B  natural minor  scale. There are 2 sharps in the B minor scale, namely C# and F#. B minor key signature on treble clef.B minor key signature on bass clef.

Diagram of the B minor scale on piano keyboard.B minor scale on piano (keyboard).

Chords In The Keys Of A, B, C, D, E, F, G Flat, Sharp, Major & Minor

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