Bm7b5 Guitar Chord
B minor seventh flat fifth for guitar

Bm7b5 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 16 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B D F A (R m3 m5 m7).


Guitar chord name
Bm7b5 (B minor seventh flat fifth)
Guitar sound
Alternate tunings
Notes and structure
B D F A (R m3 m5 m7)
Tweak chord notes
Alternative Names
BÂș7   B1/2dim   B1/2dim7   Bm7(b5)   Bm7(-5)  
Chord Construction
R = B
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 3rd)
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
F + major interval = A (scale degree = 7th)


Simplified notation: x 2 x 2 3 1 Difficulty level: Advanced
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, x, 2, 3, 1 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, x, 2, 3, 1

Simplified notation: 7 x 7 7 6 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 6, x Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 6, x

Simplified notation: x 2 0 2 0 1
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 0, 1 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 0, 2, 0, 1


Simplified notation: 7 5 7 7 6 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 7, 7, 6, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 7, 7, 6, 5


Simplified notation: 7 x 7 7 6 7
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 6, 7 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 7, 7, 6, 7


Simplified notation: 7 8 7 10 10 10
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 10, 10, 10 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 10, 10, 10


Simplified notation: 7 8 7 7 10 10
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 10, 10 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 10, 10


Simplified notation: 7 8 7 7 10 7
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 10, 7 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 10, 7


Simplified notation: x 2 3 2 3 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 2, 3, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 2, 3, 5


Simplified notation: 7 8 7 7 6 x
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 6, x Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, 6, x


Simplified notation: 7 8 9 10 10 10
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 10 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 10


Simplified notation: 7 8 9 7 10 10
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, 10, 10 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, 10, 10


Simplified notation: 7 8 9 7 10 7
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, 10, 7 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 9, 7, 10, 7


Simplified notation: 7 8 7 7 x 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, x, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, x, 5


Simplified notation: 7 x 3 7 3 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 3, 7, 3, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, x, 3, 7, 3, 5


Simplified notation: 7 5 3 x 3 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 3, x, 3, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 5, 3, x, 3, 5






Scales Related to this chord

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

Tweak chord notes

F
D
A
 
B
 
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References related to this chord

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia
 
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