B7 Guitar Chord

B7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 7 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B Eb Gb A (R 3 5 m7).


B7 Chord

Full name: B dominant seventh
AKA: Bdom   Bdom7  
Guitar sound:

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B7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 2 1 2 0 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 0, 2 B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 1, 2, 0, 2

Simplified notation: x 2 4 2 4 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2 B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 4, 2

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 8 7 7 Difficulty level: Intermediate
B7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 7, 7 B7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 7, 7

Simplified notation: x 2 4 4 4 5 Difficulty level: Advanced
B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 4, 4, 5 B7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 4, 4, 5

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 8 10 7 Difficulty level: Advanced
B7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 10, 7 B7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 8, 10, 7

Simplified notation: 7 6 4 4 4 5
B7 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 4, 4, 4, 5 B7 for guitar on frets 7, 6, 4, 4, 4, 5


Simplified notation: x 14 13 14 12 14
B7 for guitar on frets x, 14, 13, 14, 12, 14 B7 for guitar on frets x, 14, 13, 14, 12, 14




B7 Inversions on guitar

B7\Eb guitar chord
B7\Gb guitar chord
B7\A guitar chord

B7 chord charts for left handed guitar

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B7 Chord Structure

Notes: B Eb Gb A
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7

Chord construction:
R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
Gb + minor interval = A (scale degree = minor 7th)


B7 on other instruments

B7 piano
B7 Piano chord chart
B7 guitar
B7 Guitar chord chart
B7 ukulele
B7 ukulele chord
B7 mandolin
B7 mandolin chord
B7 banjo
B7 banjo chord


Change tuning

B7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

E major scale harmonized 7th chords
Emaj7 Gbm7 Abm7 Amaj7 B7 Dbm7 Ebm7b5

C# natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
C#m7 D#m7b5 Emaj7 F#m7 G#m7 Amaj7 B7

E harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em(maj7) Gbm7b5 Gmaj7#5 Am7 B7 Cmaj7 Ebdim7

F# melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
F#m(maj7) G#m7 Amaj7#5 B7 C#7 D#dim7 Fm7b5

E melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em(maj7) Gbm7 Gmaj7#5 A7 B7 Dbdim7 Ebm7b5




Scales Related to B7

Scales that include all of the notes of B7.
E major E melodic minor F#/Gb melodic minor E ionian E harmonic minor C#/Db natural minor F#/Gb dorian G#/Ab phrygian A lydian B mixolydian C#/Db aeolian D#/Eb locrian D diminished (halftone - wholetone) F diminished (halftone - wholetone) G#/Ab diminished (halftone - wholetone) B diminished (halftone - wholetone) C diminished (wholetone - halftone) D#/Eb diminished (wholetone - halftone) F#/Gb diminished (wholetone - halftone) A diminished (wholetone - halftone)

B7 chord staff

Musical staff for the B7 chord

B7 summary table

Guitar chord name B7 (B dominant seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB Eb Gb A (R 3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories major chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Bdom   Bdom7  
Chord Construction R = B
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 3rd)
Eb + minor interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
Gb + minor interval = A (scale degree = minor 7th)
B7 on other instrumentsB7 piano
B7 Piano chord chart
B7 guitar
B7 Guitar chord chart
B7 ukulele
B7 ukulele chord
B7 mandolin
B7 mandolin chord
B7 banjo
B7 banjo chord

Tweak notes of B7

F#
B
A
D#
B
 
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References related to this chord

major chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Major Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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