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How to play a Bmaj7 chord on piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of Bmaj7 on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

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Bmaj7 - Root position

Play chord of Bmaj7
Bmaj7 on piano

The notes required to play a chord of Bmaj7 on piano are as follows:

  • B
  • D#
  • F#
  • A#

For the standard root position of Bmaj7, use your left hand to play two B notes, one octave apart. Then play the remaining notes of D#, F# and A# with your right hand to make up the rest of the chord.

Bmaj7 root position on piano
Here's how it sounds:

Bmaj7 - First inversion

Also written as Bmaj7/D#
Bmaj7 first inversion on piano
Here's how it sounds:

Bmaj7 - Second inversion

Also written as Bmaj7/F#
Bmaj7 second inversion on piano
Here's how it sounds:
Learn about chord inversions on piano
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