Bm7b5 Piano Chord

Bm7b5 for Piano has the notes B D F A. Listen to it and learn about its interval structure: R m3 m5 m7.


Bm7b5 Chord

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

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Bm7b5 Piano Chord Charts

Piano chord chart
Bm7b5 Piano chord chart


Bm7b5 Inversions on piano

Bm7b5\D piano chord
Bm7b5\F piano chord
Bm7b5\A piano chord



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 ukulele chord
Bm7b5 mandolin
Bm7b5 mandolin chord
Bm7b5 banjo
Bm7b5 banjo chord



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




Scales Related to Bm7b5

Scales that include all of the notes of Bm7b5.
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)

Bm7b5 chord staff

Musical staff for the Bm7b5 chord

Bm7b5 summary table

Piano chord name Bm7b5 (B minor seventh flat fifth)
Piano sound
Notes and structureB D F A (R m3 m5 m7)
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 ukulele chord
Bm7b5 mandolin
Bm7b5 mandolin chord
Bm7b5 banjo
Bm7b5 banjo chord

Tweak notes of Bm7b5


C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C#
Db

D#
Eb

F#
Gb

G#
Ab

A#
Bb

C

D

E

F

G

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

A

B




References related to this chord

diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia