Diatonic Chords of B Flat Minor Scale
How to form diatonic chords of B flat minor scale?
B Flat Minor Scale
B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G♭ – A♭ – B♭ are the notes of the B flat minor scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
B Flat Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the B flat 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 flat minor are:
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 flat minor scale. They are directly related to the B flat minor key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Minor Scale Diatonic Chords