B Minor Chord – How to Play Bm Chord on Piano?

Piano Lesson

B minor chord (Bm or Bmin) consists of three notes. B (root) – D# (minor third) – F (perfect fifth).

b minor chord

B is the lowest key note in root position. To play Bm in root position, thumb (first finger) should be on B , third finger on D, and fifth finger on F# for Right hand. For Left hand play B note with fifth finger, D with third finger and F# with thumb (first finger).

b minor chord first inversion

D is the lowest key note in first inversion.

Play D with first finger (thumb), F# with middle finger and B with fifth finger for Right hand.

Play D with fifth finger, F# with middle finger and B with first finger for Left Hand.

b minor chord second inversion

F# is the lowest key note in second inversion.

Play F# with first finger (thumb), B with middle finger and D with fifth finger for Right hand.

Play F# with fifth finger, B with middle finger and D with first finger for Left Hand.

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