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B 5 Description

The B Powerchord is made up of the Root, and Perfect Fifth

The B5 chord is spelled in the following ways:

  • B Powerchord
  • B5

The B5 chord is composed of the notes B, and F#

Learn 8 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the D string
  • Mute the G string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 7 of the low E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the A string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 4 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the G string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Let the B string play without pressing any fret
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 4 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the G string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 7 of the low E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 9 of the A string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 9 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 6

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the G string
  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 2 of the low E and A strings at the same time
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 4 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 7

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 9 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 11 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 12 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 8

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the D string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 4 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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