Bm7 Guitar Chord

Bm7 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 9 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B D Gb A (R m3 5 m7).


Bm7 Chord

Full name: B minor seventh
AKA: Bmin7   B-7  
Guitar sound:

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ChartsInversionsLeft handed chartsStructureChord on other instrumentsHarmonized progressionsRelated scalesChord staffSummary tableReferencesAdjust notes


Bm7 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x 2 0 2 0 2 Difficulty level: Rookie
Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 0, 2 Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 0, 2

Simplified notation: x 2 4 2 3 2 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 3, 2 Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 2, 3, 2

Simplified notation: 7 x 7 7 7 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 7, x Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 7, x

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 7 10 7 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 10, 7 Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 10, 7

Simplified notation: 7 9 7 7 7 7
Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 7, 7 Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 9, 7, 7, 7, 7


Simplified notation: x 14 12 14 12 14
Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, 14, 12, 14 Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, 14, 12, 14


Simplified notation: 7 5 4 4 x 5
Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 4, 4, x, 5 Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 4, 4, x, 5


Simplified notation: x 2 4 4 3 5
Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 4, 3, 5 Bm7 for guitar on frets x, 2, 4, 4, 3, 5


Simplified notation: 7 x 9 7 10 10
Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, x, 9, 7, 10, 10 Bm7 for guitar on frets 7, x, 9, 7, 10, 10




Bm7 Inversions on guitar

Bm7\D guitar chord
Bm7\Gb guitar chord
Bm7\A guitar chord

Bm7 chord charts for left handed guitar

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Bm7 Chord Structure

Notes: B D Gb A
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7

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


Bm7 on other instruments

Bm7 piano
Bm7 Piano chord chart
Bm7 guitar
Bm7 Guitar chord chart
Bm7 ukulele
Bm7 ukulele chord
Bm7 mandolin
Bm7 mandolin chord
Bm7 banjo
Bm7 banjo chord


Change tuning

Bm7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

A major scale harmonized 7th chords
Amaj7 Bm7 Dbm7 Dmaj7 E7 Gbm7 Abm7b5

G major scale harmonized 7th chords
Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7 Em7 Gbm7b5

D major scale harmonized 7th chords
Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7 Bm7 Dbm7b5

B natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Bm7 Dbm7b5 Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7

F# natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
F#m7 G#m7b5 Amaj7 Bm7 C#m7 Dmaj7 E7

E natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em7 Gbm7b5 Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7

F# harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
F#m(maj7) G#m7b5 Amaj7#5 Bm7 C#7 Dmaj7 Fdim7

A melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am(maj7) Bm7 Cmaj7#5 D7 E7 Gbdim7 Abm7b5




Scales Related to Bm7

Scales that include all of the notes of Bm7.
D major G major A major A melodic minor D ionian G ionian A ionian F#/Gb harmonic minor E natural minor F#/Gb natural minor B natural minor E dorian A dorian B dorian C#/Db phrygian F#/Gb phrygian B phrygian C lydian D lydian G lydian

Bm7 chord staff

Musical staff for the Bm7 chord

Bm7 summary table

Guitar chord name Bm7 (B minor seventh)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB D Gb A (R m3 5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Bmin7   B-7  
Chord Construction R = B
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 3rd)
D + major interval = Gb (scale degree = 5th)
Gb + minor interval = A (scale degree = minor 7th)
Bm7 on other instrumentsBm7 piano
Bm7 Piano chord chart
Bm7 guitar
Bm7 Guitar chord chart
Bm7 ukulele
Bm7 ukulele chord
Bm7 mandolin
Bm7 mandolin chord
Bm7 banjo
Bm7 banjo chord

Tweak notes of Bm7

F#
B
A
D
B
 
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References related to this chord

minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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