Learn how to play a new minor scale on guitar with this step-by-step B Flat minor scale guitar lesson. You’ll learn scale positions, how the scale works, and more!
B Flat Minor Scale Guitar Lesson
B flat minor scale notes
There are seven notes in the B Flat natural minor scale, and five of them are flats.
B Flat minor scale formula
The formula for the B Flat Minor Scale and every other minor scale is 1-2-b3-4-5-b6-b7.
B Flat Minor Scale Intervals (Half and Whole steps)
The half and whole step sequence for the B Flat Minor Scale and every other minor scale is:
Scale degrees of the B Flat minor scale
B Flat Minor Chord
The B Flat Minor Chord is the root chord (the 1st chord) in the B Flat Minor Scale.
Relative major of B Flat minor
The relative major of Bb minor is C# major.
How to play the B Flat Minor Scale
You can play the B Flat Minor Scale on guitar by finding the Bb note and following the minor scale formula, which results in the notes Bb-C-Db-Eb-F-Gb-Ab.
By doing this you’ll end up with countless positions and shapes for the B Flat minor scale.
As for this lesson, you’ll look at the B Flat minor scales’ CAGED positions, and other related lessons.
B Flat Minor Scale CAGED Positions
Modes of B Flat minor
The 7 modes of the B flat minor scale are:
- Bb Aeolian
- C Locrian
- Db Ionian
- Eb Dorian
- F Phrygian
- Gb Lydian
- Ab Mixolydian