Bm7b5 Guitar Chord
B minor seventh flat fifth for guitar

Bm7b5 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: B D F A (R m3 m5 m7).


Bm7b5 Chord

Full name: B minor seventh flat fifth
AKA: BÂș7   B1/2dim   B1/2dim7   Bm7(b5)   Bm7(-5)  
Guitar sound:


Bm7b5 Guitar Chord Charts

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 8 7 7 x 7
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, x, 7 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets 7, 8, 7, 7, x, 7


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


Simplified notation: x 14 12 14 12 13
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, 14, 12, 13 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 14, 12, 14, 12, 13


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


Simplified notation: x 2 3 4 3 5
Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 4, 3, 5 Bm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 2, 3, 4, 3, 5




Bm7b5 Chord Structure

Notes: B D F A
Interval structure: R m3 m5 m7

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)


Bm7b5 on other instruments

Bm7b5 piano
Bm7b5 Piano chord chart
Bm7b5 guitar
Bm7b5 Guitar chord chart
Bm7b5 ukulele
Bm7b5 mandolin
Bm7b5 banjo


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Bm7b5 Chord Harmonized Progressions

C major scale harmonized 7th chords
Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7 Am7 Bm7b5

A natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am7 Bm7b5 Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7

A harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am(maj7) Bm7b5 Cmaj7#5 Dm7 E7 Fmaj7 Abdim7

C melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Cm(maj7) Dm7 Ebmaj7#5 F7 G7 Adim7 Bm7b5


Bm7b5 summary table

Guitar chord name Bm7b5 (B minor seventh flat fifth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureB D F A (R m3 m5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations 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)
Bm7b5 on other instrumentsBm7b5 piano
Bm7b5 Piano chord chart
Bm7b5 guitar
Bm7b5 Guitar chord chart
Bm7b5 ukulele
Bm7b5 mandolin
Bm7b5 banjo

Alter notes of Bm7b5

F
D
A
 
B
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

 
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