B Pentatonic Minor scale
Bm pentatonic scale for guitar presented by diagram.
The B Pentatonic Minor is a five-note scale. The diagram shows a fingerboard with the notes in the scale. Darker color marks the root notes. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 7th fret.
2 octavesNotes: B - D - E - F# - A Intervals: 3 - 2 - 2 - 3 - 2 Type: Pentatonic
The scale and its scale degrees.
The second and the sixth degrees are omitted, for the reason that the degrees are based on the natural Minor seven-note scale.
Some of the chords that are related to this scale are listed here:
The tones in these chords corresponds to the tones of the B Pentatonic Minor scale. Notice that the match is not completely exact, the third (G) in Em7 and the fifth (C#) in F#m7 are not included in the scale.
The notes in the scale can be described as intervals, written as 3 - 2 - 2 - 3 - 2 from the first note to the first in next octave.
The B Pentatonic Minor is relative to D Pentatonic Major. Both scales include the same notes but has different root notes.