Bb7 Guitar Chord
B flat dominant seventh for guitar

Bb7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 9 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Bb D F Ab (R 3 5 m7).


Bb7 Chord

Full name: B flat dominant seventh
AKA: Bbdom   Bbdom7  
Guitar sound:


Bb7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 1 3 1 3 1 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 1, 3, 1 Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 1, 3, 1

Simplified notation: 6 8 6 7 6 6 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 8, 6, 7, 6, 6 Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 8, 6, 7, 6, 6

Simplified notation: x x 8 10 9 10 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bb7 for guitar on frets x, x, 8, 10, 9, 10 Bb7 for guitar on frets x, x, 8, 10, 9, 10

Simplified notation: 6 x 6 7 6 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 7, 6, x Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 7, 6, x

Simplified notation: x 1 3 3 3 4 Difficulty level: Professional
Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 3, 3, 4 Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 3, 3, 3, 4

Simplified notation: 6 8 x 7 9 x Difficulty level: Professional
Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 8, x, 7, 9, x Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 8, x, 7, 9, x

Simplified notation: x 1 0 1 3 1
Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 1, 3, 1 Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 1, 0, 1, 3, 1


Simplified notation: 6 5 3 3 3 4
Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, 3, 3, 4 Bb7 for guitar on frets 6, 5, 3, 3, 3, 4


Simplified notation: x 13 12 13 11 13
Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, 13, 11, 13 Bb7 for guitar on frets x, 13, 12, 13, 11, 13




Bb7 Chord Structure

Notes: Bb D F Ab
Interval structure: R 3 5 m7

Chord construction:
R = Bb
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = 5th)
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 7th)


Chords related to Bb7

A#7 ;


Bb7 on other instruments

Bb7 piano
Bb7 Piano chord chart
Bb7 guitar
Bb7 Guitar chord chart
Bb7 ukulele
Bb7 mandolin
Bb7 banjo


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Bb7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

Eb major scale harmonized 7th chords
Ebmaj7 Fm7 Gm7 Abmaj7 Bb7 Cm7 Dm7b5

C natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Cm7 Dm7b5 Ebmaj7 Fm7 Gm7 Abmaj7 Bb7

Eb harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Ebm(maj7) Fm7b5 Gbmaj7#5 Abm7 Bb7 Bmaj7 Ddim7

F melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Fm(maj7) Gm7 Abmaj7#5 Bb7 C7 Ddim7 Em7b5

Eb melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Ebm(maj7) Fm7 Gbmaj7#5 Ab7 Bb7 Cdim7 Dm7b5




Scales Related to Bb7

Scales that include all of the notes of Bb7.
D#/Eb major D#/Eb melodic minor F melodic minor D#/Eb ionian D#/Eb harmonic minor C natural minor F dorian G phrygian G#/Ab lydian A#/Bb mixolydian C aeolian D locrian C#/Db diminished (halftone - wholetone) E diminished (halftone - wholetone) G diminished (halftone - wholetone) A#/Bb diminished (halftone - wholetone) D diminished (wholetone - halftone) F diminished (wholetone - halftone) G#/Ab diminished (wholetone - halftone) B diminished (wholetone - halftone)

Bb7 summary table

Guitar chord name Bb7 (B flat dominant seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureBb D F Ab (R 3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Related Chords A#7 ;
Chord Categories major chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Bbdom   Bbdom7  
Chord Construction R = Bb
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = 5th)
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 7th)
Bb7 on other instrumentsBb7 piano
Bb7 Piano chord chart
Bb7 guitar
Bb7 Guitar chord chart
Bb7 ukulele
Bb7 mandolin
Bb7 banjo

Alter notes of Bb7

F
D
G#
F
A#
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




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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