B7#5 Piano Chord

B7#5

B Seven Sharp Five

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

The Notes in a B Seven Sharp 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 # 5th

Finding G from B step by step:

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

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