B minor 7th chord
Bm7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The B minor seventh is a four-note chord and the four notes of the chord are marked in red color in the diagram. The chord is often abbreviated as Bm7 (alternatively Bmin7).
Theory: The Bm7 chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones, the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: B - D - F# - A
Bm7 - inversions
Explanation: The piano chords pictured below are the three inversions of Bm7. Bm7/D is a B minor seventh with D as the bass note, Bm7/F# is a B minor seventh with F# as the bass note and Bm7/A is a B minor seventh with A as the bass note.
See also Bm7 chords with alternative bass notes ›