Diatonic Chords of B Minor Scale
How to form diatonic chords of B minor scale?
B Minor Scale
B – C♯ – D – E – F♯ – G – A – B are the notes of the B minor scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
B Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the B minor scale.
Each diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number.
All natural minor scales follow the same patten:
i, iiº, III, iv, v, VI, VII
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.
First, fourth and fifth chords of a natural minor scale will always be minor. Third, sixth and seventh chords of a natural minor scale will always be major. Second chord of a natural minor scale will always be diminished.
The seven diatonic chords formed from the key of B minor are:
i. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)
iiº. C♯ – E – G (C Sharp diminished chord)
III. D – F♯ – A (D major chord)
iv. E – G – B (E minor chord)
v. F♯ – A – C♯ (F Sharp 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 are directly related to the B minor key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Minor Scale Diatonic Chords