Bm Chord on Guitar: How To Play the B Minor chord
This tutorial will show you some different ways to play a B minor chord on guitar. We're going to provide you with easy fingerings, suitable for beginners, as well as more advanced shapes, requiring barrè, that will allow you to play the Bb minor chord all along the fretboard.
The intervals in the B minor chord are Root, Minor Third, and Perfect Fifth
Different notations for the B Minor chord:
- B Minor
- B Min
- B Minor Triad
The notes of this chord are B, D, and F#
Chords composed of 3 tones are denoted as triads, in this case we have a minor triad.
Notes that compose the B m chord:
The B Minor Chord | Songs and Keys
Hotel California begins with a B minor chord and probably is the most popular songs in this key.
Also Money by Pink Floyd and Fade to Black by Metallica are in this key.
Here below are the chords of the keys of B minor, in which our chords is obviously the root of the key.
Common Keys With The B Minor Chord
Here below you find the most used keys that contain the B minor chord.
G Major Key
In the key of G major, the B minor chord is the 3rd degree, os it has the function of Mediant.
A Major Key
In the key of A major, the B minor chord is the Supertonic (2nd degree)
D Major Key
In the key of D major, you find the B minor chord on the 6th degree, also called Submediant, or relative minor. In fact, the relative minor key of D major is B minor.
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B Minor Guitar Chord Shapes
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