Monday, 3 February 2014

Bb minor guitar chord

Today's guitar chord of the day is Bb minor and we'll be looking at two different fingerings for this chord. The first fingering is the easiest as it doesn't involve a barre and uses just the top four strings.
Bb minor guitar chord
A# minor guitar chord
Place your fingertips just behind the fret to get a clean sound with no buzzing.

Bbm guitar chord
The second fingering of this chord uses a barre. Here we lay the edge of your first finger just behind the first fret.
Bb min guitar chord
Bb minor guitar chord

Play each note of the Bb minor chord individually and make sure that they all sound cleanly with no buzzing.
Bb minor guitar chord

Minor chords use these scale degrees: 1, b3, 5
Bb minor uses these notes = Bb, Db, F

These chords are movable, playing the same fingering on another fret transposes the chord to a different key:

1st fret Bb minor / A# minor
  • 2nd fret B minor
  • 3rd fret C minor
  • 4th fret Db minor / C# minor
  • 5th fret D minor
  • 6th fret Eb minor / D# minor
  • 7th fret E minor
  • 8th fret F minor
  • 9th fret Gb minor / F# minor
  • 10th fret G minor
  • 11th fret Ab minor / G# minor