Bb Guitar Chord
B flat major for guitar

Bb Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 9 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Bb D F (R 3 5).


Bb Chord

Full name: B flat major
AKA: BbM  
Guitar sound:


Bb Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 6 8 8 7 6 6 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bb for guitar on frets 6, 8, 8, 7, 6, 6 Bb for guitar on frets 6, 8, 8, 7, 6, 6

Simplified notation: x 1 3 3 3 1 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bb for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 3, 3, 1 Bb for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 3, 3, 1

Simplified notation: 6 5 3 3 3 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, 3, 3, x Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, 3, 3, x

Simplified notation: x x 8 10 11 10 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bb for guitar on frets x, x, 8, 10, 11, 10 Bb for guitar on frets x, x, 8, 10, 11, 10

Simplified notation: x 13 12 10 11 10 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bb for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, 10, 11, 10 Bb for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, 10, 11, 10

Simplified notation: x 1 0 3 3 1
Bb for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 3, 3, 1 Bb for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 3, 3, 1


Simplified notation: x 13 12 x 11 13
Bb for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, x, 11, 13 Bb for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, x, 11, 13


Simplified notation: 6 5 3 x x 6
Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, x, x, 6 Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, x, x, 6


Simplified notation: 6 5 x 3 6 x
Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, x, 3, 6, x Bb for guitar on frets 6, 5, x, 3, 6, x




Bb Chord Structure

Notes: Bb D F
Interval structure: R 3 5

Chord construction:
R = Bb
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = 5th)


Chords related to Bb

A# ;


Bb on other instruments

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


Change tuning

Bb Chord Harmonized Progressions

Bb major scale harmonized triads
Bb Cm Dm Eb F Gm Adim

F major scale harmonized triads
F Gm Am Bb C Dm Edim

Eb major scale harmonized triads
Eb Fm Gm Ab Bb Cm Ddim

G natural minor scale harmonized triads
Gm Adim Bb Cm Dm Eb F

D natural minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Edim F Gm Am Bb C

C natural minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Eb Fm Gm Ab Bb

Eb harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Ebm Fdim Gbaug Abm Bb B Ddim

D harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Edim Faug Gm A Bb Dbdim

F melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Fm Gm Abaug Bb C Ddim Edim

Eb melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Ebm Fm Gbaug Ab Bb Cdim Ddim




Scales Related to Bb

Scales that include all of the notes of Bb.
D#/Eb major F major A#/Bb major D#/Eb melodic minor F melodic minor D#/Eb ionian F ionian A#/Bb ionian D harmonic minor D#/Eb harmonic minor C natural minor D natural minor G natural minor C dorian F dorian G dorian D phrygian G phrygian A phrygian D#/Eb lydian

Bb summary table

Guitar chord name Bb (B flat major)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureBb D F (R 3 5)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords A# ;
Chord Categories basic major triad   Major chord  
Other Notations BbM  
Chord Construction R = Bb
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = 5th)
Bb on other instrumentsBb piano
Bb Piano chord chart
Bb guitar
Bb Guitar chord chart
Bb ukulele
Bb mandolin
Bb banjo

Alter notes of Bb

A#
F
D
A#
F
A#
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic major triad   Major chord  

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