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B m7b5 Description

The intervals that compose the B Minor Seventh Flat five chord are Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Minor Seventh

The B Minor Seventh Flat five chord is known as:

  • B Minor Seventh Flat Five
  • B Half-diminished Seventh
  • B Half-diminished 7
  • B Ø7
  • B M7-5
  • B Min7-5
  • Bm7b5

This chord is made up of the notes B, D, F, and A

Learn 4 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position uses open strings

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 14 of the A and G strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 15 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 15 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 6 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 7 of the low E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 7 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

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

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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