Bbm7(b5) Guitar Chord
B flat minor seventh flat fifth for guitar

Bbm7(b5) Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 16 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: Bb Db E Ab (R m3 m5 m7).


Guitar chord name
Bbm7(b5) (B flat minor seventh flat fifth)
standard name: Bbm7b5
Guitar sound
Alternate tunings
Notes and structure
Bb Db E Ab (R m3 m5 m7)
Tweak chord notes
Related Chords
A#m7b5 ;
Alternative Names
BbÂș7   Bb1/2dim   Bb1/2dim7   Bbm7(b5)   Bbm7(-5)  
Chord Construction
R = Bb
Bb + minor interval = Db (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Db + minor interval = E (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 7th)


Simplified notation: x 1 x 1 2 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, x, 1, 2, 0 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, x, 1, 2, 0

Simplified notation: 6 7 6 6 9 6 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 9, 6 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 9, 6

Simplified notation: x 1 2 1 2 0
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, 2, 1, 2, 0 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, 2, 1, 2, 0


Simplified notation: 6 4 6 6 5 4
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 4, 6, 6, 5, 4 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 4, 6, 6, 5, 4


Simplified notation: 6 x 6 6 5 6
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 6, 5, 6 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 6, 5, 6


Simplified notation: 6 7 6 6 9 9
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 9, 9 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 9, 9


Simplified notation: 6 7 6 9 9 9
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 9, 9, 9 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 9, 9, 9


Simplified notation: x 1 2 1 2 4
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, 2, 1, 2, 4 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets x, 1, 2, 1, 2, 4


Simplified notation: 6 7 6 6 5 x
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 5, x Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, 5, x


Simplified notation: 6 7 8 9 9 9
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 9 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 9


Simplified notation: 6 7 8 6 9 6
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 6, 9, 6 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 6, 9, 6


Simplified notation: 6 7 8 6 9 9
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 6, 9, 9 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 8, 6, 9, 9


Simplified notation: 6 7 6 6 x 4
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, x, 4 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 7, 6, 6, x, 4


Simplified notation: 6 4 2 x 2 4
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 4, 2, x, 2, 4 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, 4, 2, x, 2, 4


Simplified notation: 6 x 2 6 2 4
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 2, 6, 2, 4 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 2, 6, 2, 4


Simplified notation: 6 x 6 6 5 9
Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 6, 5, 9 Bbm7(b5) for guitar on frets 6, x, 6, 6, 5, 9






Scales Related to this chord

B major C#/Db melodic minor B melodic minor B ionian F harmonic minor G#/Ab harmonic minor G#/Ab natural minor C#/Db dorian D#/Eb phrygian E lydian F#/Gb mixolydian G#/Ab aeolian A#/Bb locrian A#/Bb blues 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)

Tweak chord notes

E
C#
G#
 
A#
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
 
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