Chords of the D and Bm scales

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1. Topics of discussion

In this tutorial, we will be taking a look at all the chords you can play as part of the D major and B minor (all variations) scales. So, let’s have some fun.

2. Chords of D major

The G major is the first scale you encounter in which you encounter a sharp accidental. It consists of the D, E, F♯, G, A, B, and C♯ notes. These are the chords which are part of this scale:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords D Em F♯m G A Bm C♯dim
seventh chords Dmaj7 Em7 F♯m7 Gmaj7 A7 Bm7 C♯m7 (♭5)

3. Chords of B minor

The natural B minor scale consists of the B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G and A notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Bm C♯dim D Em F♯m G A
seventh chords Bm7 C♯m7 (♭5) Dmaj7 Em7 F♯m7 Gmaj7 A7

The harmonic B minor scale consists of the B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G and A♯ notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Bm C♯dim Daug Em F♯ G A♯dim
seventh chords Bm7 C♯m7 (♭5) Daug maj7 Em7 F♯7 Gmaj7 A♯m7 (♭5)

The melodic B minor scale consists of the B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G♯ and A♯ notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Bm C♯m Daug E F♯ G♯dim A♯dim
seventh chords Bm7 C♯m7 Daug maj7 E7 F♯7 G♯m7 (♭5) A♯m7 (♭5)

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