B7b5 Piano Chord

B7b5

B Seven Flat Five

Root
B
3rd
D#
b 5th
F
Min 7th
A
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
B
D#
F
A

The Notes in a B Seven Flat Five Chord

The 3rd

Finding D# from B step by step:

  • Start on: B
  • Step 1: move up to C
  • Step 2: move up to C#
  • Step 3: move up to D
  • Step 4: Land on D#
3rd
D#
Root
B
1
2
3
  • C is a minor second above B.
  • C# is a major 2nd above B.
  • D is a minor third above B.
  • D# is a major third above B.

The b 5th

Finding F from B step by step:

  • Start on: B
  • Step 1: move up to C
  • Step 2: move up to C#
  • Step 3: move up to D
  • Step 4: move up to D#
  • Step 5: move up to E
  • Step 6: Land on F
b 5th
F
Root
B
1
2
3
4
5
  • C is a minor second above B.
  • C# is a major 2nd above B.
  • D is a minor third above B.
  • D# is a major third above B.
  • E is a fourth above B.
  • F is a flat fifth above B.

The Min 7th

Finding A from B step by step:

  • Start on: B
  • Step 1: move down to A#
  • Step 2: Land on A
Min 7th
A
Root
B
1
  • A# is a minor second below B.
  • A is a major 2nd below B. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note A is down 2 half-steps from B, but up 10 half-steps from B:
Min 7th
A
Root
B
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9