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).


Bm7 chord diagram with marked notes B - D - F# - A
Notes: B - D - F# - A
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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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.


Bm7/D chord diagram
1st inversion


Bm7/F# chord diagram
2nd inversion


Bm7/A chord diagram
3rd inversion

See also Bm7 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