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How to form diatonic chords of B flat major scale?

B Flat Major Scale

B♭ – C – D – E♭ – F – G – A – B♭ are the notes of the B flat major scale.

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Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.

b flat major diatonic chords

B Flat Major Diatonic Chords

These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the B Flat major scale.

b flat major diatonic chords

Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number, and follows the same pattern:

I,  ii,  iii,  IV,  V,  vi, viiº

b flat major diatonic chords

We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.

Firstfourth and fifth chords of a major scale will always be major chordsSecondthird and sixth chords of a major scale will always be minor chordsSeventh chord of a major scale will always be diminished chords.

The seven diatonic chords formed from the key of B flat major are:

I.  B♭ – D – F (B♭ major chord)

ii.  C – E♭ – G (C minor chord)

iii.  D – F – A (D minor chord)

IV.  E♭ – G – B♭ (E♭ major chord)

V. F – A – C (F major chord)

vi.  G – B♭ – D (G minor chord)

viiº.  A – C – E♭ (A diminished chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the B flat major scale. They are directly related to the B flat major key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.

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