B major chord

B major chord for piano (including B/D# and B/F# inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular B chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the B chord marked in red color.
Theory: The B major chord is constructed with a rootThe lowest note in the chord, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


B chord diagram with marked notes B - D# - F#
Notes: B - D# - F#
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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B major - inversions

Explanation: B/D# is a B major chord with D# as the bass note and B/F# is a B major chord with F# as the bass note.

B/D# (1st inversion)

B/D# chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-4-1 (LH) 2-3-5 (RH)

B/F# (2nd inversion)

B/F# chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also B chords with alternative bass notes ›

B chord categories

B Bm B7 Bm7 Bmaj7 BmM7 B6 Bm6 B6/9 B5 B9 Bm9 Bmaj9 B11 Bm11 Bmaj11 B13 Bm13 Bmaj13 Badd B7-5 B7+5 Bsus Bdim Bdim7 Bm7b5 Baug Baug7