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Bbmaj7 Piano Chord - How to Play a chord of Bbmaj7 on Piano

Bbmaj7 Piano Chord - How to Play Bbmaj7 on Piano
Bbmaj7 Piano Chord - How to Play Bbmaj7 on Piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of Bbmaj7 on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

Bbmaj7 - Root position

Play chord of Bbmaj7
Bbmaj7 on piano

The notes required for a Bbmaj7 piano chord are as follows:

  • Bb
  • D
  • F
  • G

It can be a little tricky playing all four notes of a Bbmaj7 piano chord in your right hand. To make life easier, play the Bb with your left hand thumb. Then use your right hand to play a triad chord using the remaining notes of D, F and A.

Once you’re comfortable, try playing two Bb notes in your left hand, one octave apart. You can also play an F note in between them both to make the chord sound even more full and rich.

Bbmaj7 root position on piano
Here's how it sounds:

How to build a chord of Bbmaj7

How a Bbmaj7 chord looks in sheet music

Chord of Bbmaj7 in sheet music

Bbmaj7 - First inversion

Also written as Bbmaj7/D
Bbmaj7 first inversion on piano

A First Inversion chord of Bbmaj7 uses the exact same notes as the Root Position, just played in a different order. First of all, play two octave D notes in your left hand. Your right hand can then make up the remaining notes - F, A and Bb.

Here's how it sounds:

Bbmaj7 - Second inversion

Also written as Bbmaj7/F
Bbmaj7 second inversion on piano

Here's how it sounds:
Learn about chord inversions on piano
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