B Natural Minor Scale

B Natural Minor Scale

B – C♯ – D – E – F♯ – G – A – B are the notes of the B minor scale.

Notes of the B Natural Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:

b minor scale


B Natural Minor Key Signature

The key signature of B minor scale has 2 sharps: F♯ and C♯.

B natural minor scale is the relative minor of D major scale. B minor and D major scales have the same sharp key signature.

Sharp Key Signatures


B Minor Diatonic Chords

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

b minor diatonic chords

i.  B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)

iiº.  C♯ – E – G (C♯ diminished chord)

III.  D – F♯ – A (D major chord)

iv.  E – G – B (E minor chord)

v. F♯ – A – C♯ (F♯ minor chord)

VI.  G – B – D (G major chord)

VII.  A – C♯ – E (A major chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the B minor scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the B minor key.


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