Fm7b5 Guitar Chord
F minor seventh flat fifth for guitar

Fm7b5 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: F Ab B Eb (R m3 m5 m7).


Fm7b5 Chord

Full name: F minor seventh flat fifth
AKA: FÂș7   F1/2dim   F1/2dim7   Fm7(b5)   Fm7(-5)  
Guitar sound:


Fm7b5 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x x 3 4 4 4 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, x, 3, 4, 4, 4 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, x, 3, 4, 4, 4

Simplified notation: x 8 9 8 9 x Difficulty level: Advanced
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 9, 8, 9, x Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 9, 8, 9, x

Simplified notation: 1 2 1 1 x 1
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 1, 2, 1, 1, x, 1 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 1, 2, 1, 1, x, 1


Simplified notation: x 8 6 8 6 7
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 6, 8, 6, 7 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 6, 8, 6, 7


Simplified notation: 13 11 13 x 12 11
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 13, 11, 13, x, 12, 11 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 13, 11, 13, x, 12, 11


Simplified notation: 13 14 13 13 x 13
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 13, 14, 13, 13, x, 13 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 13, 14, 13, 13, x, 13


Simplified notation: 1 x 1 4 4 4
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 1, x, 1, 4, 4, 4 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets 1, x, 1, 4, 4, 4


Simplified notation: x 8 9 10 9 11
Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 9, 10, 9, 11 Fm7b5 for guitar on frets x, 8, 9, 10, 9, 11




Fm7b5 Chord Structure

Notes: F Ab B Eb
Interval structure: R m3 m5 m7

Chord construction:
R = F
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 7th)


Fm7b5 on other instruments

Fm7b5 piano
Fm7b5 Piano chord chart
Fm7b5 guitar
Fm7b5 Guitar chord chart
Fm7b5 ukulele
Fm7b5 mandolin
Fm7b5 banjo


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Fm7b5 Chord Harmonized Progressions

F# major scale harmonized 7th chords
F#maj7 G#m7 A#m7 Bmaj7 C#7 D#m7 Fm7b5

D# natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
D#m7 Fm7b5 Gbmaj7 G#m7 A#m7 Bmaj7 C#7

D# harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
D#m(maj7) Fm7b5 Gbmaj7#5 G#m7 A#7 Bmaj7 Ddim7

F# melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
F#m(maj7) G#m7 Amaj7#5 B7 C#7 D#dim7 Fm7b5




Scales Related to Fm7b5

Scales that include all of the notes of Fm7b5.
F#/Gb major F#/Gb melodic minor G#/Ab melodic minor F#/Gb ionian C harmonic minor D#/Eb harmonic minor D#/Eb natural minor G#/Ab dorian A#/Bb phrygian B lydian C#/Db mixolydian D#/Eb aeolian F locrian F 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)

Fm7b5 summary table

Guitar chord name Fm7b5 (F minor seventh flat fifth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureF Ab B Eb (R m3 m5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations FÂș7   F1/2dim   F1/2dim7   Fm7(b5)   Fm7(-5)  
Chord Construction R = F
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = minor 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
B + major interval = Eb (scale degree = 7th)
Fm7b5 on other instrumentsFm7b5 piano
Fm7b5 Piano chord chart
Fm7b5 guitar
Fm7b5 Guitar chord chart
Fm7b5 ukulele
Fm7b5 mandolin
Fm7b5 banjo

Alter notes of Fm7b5

G#
D#
B
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References related to this chord

diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

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