How to Play the Bb Minor on Piano / Bb Flat Minor

The Bb minor scale is based on the note of Bb. It consists of the pitches B♭, C, D♭, E♭, F, G♭, and A♭. Its key signature has five flats. Its relative major is D-flat major and its parallel major is B-flat major. Its enharmonic equivalent, A-sharp minor, which would contain seven sharps, is not normally used.

Bb minor scale is:

Bb Minor

Bb minor / Bb Flat 
Relative key D-flat major
Parallel key B-flat major
Dominant key F minor
Subdominant E-flat minor
Enharmonic A-sharp minor

How to Play the B Flat Minor Chord – Bb Minor on Piano

  1. Start by finding the Bb key on the piano. It is located just to the left of the middle C key on the piano.
  2. Press down on the Bb key with your thumb. This will be the root note of the Bb minor chord.
  3. Press down on the Db key with your middle finger. This will be the minor third of the chord.
  4. Press down on the F key with your little finger. This will be a fifth of the chord.
  5. Play the three notes together to play the Bb minor chord.

Note: You can also play the Bb minor chord in different inversions by playing the notes in a different order. For example, you can play the Bb key with your middle finger, the Db key with your little finger, and the F key with your thumb. This will give you a different sound, but it is still the Bb minor chord.

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