B minor chord
B minor chord for piano (including Bm/D and Bm/F# inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular B minor chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. The chord is often abbreviated as Bm (alternatively Bmin).
Theory: The B minor chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three 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).
Notes: B - D - F#
B minor - inversions
Explanation: Bm/D is a B minor chord with D as the bass note and Bm/F# is a B minor chord with F# as the bass note.
Bm/D (1st inversion)
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
Bm/F# (2nd inversion)
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
See also Bm chords with alternative bass notes ›