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).


Bm 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 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)

Bm/D chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

Bm/F# (2nd inversion)

Bm/F# chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also Bm 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