How To Play B Major Chord On The Guitar

Learn how to play B Major Chord properly on the Guitar in this easy step-by-step lesson.

B Major Chord Chart Guitar


Bmaj Guitar Chord Diagram

How To Play B Major On Guitar

B Major Chord is a 5 String Chord. B Major is played as a bar chord. To Play B Major Chord:

  1. Bar with your Index Finger across First to Fifth String on Second Fret.
  2. Place Your Middle Finger on Fourth Fret, Fourth String.
  3. Place Your Ring Finger on Fourth Fret, Third String.
  4. Place Your Pinky Finger on Fourth Fret, Second String.
  5. Sixth String is Not Played in BMaj Chord.

How To Play B Major Chord Properly

The most common issue while playing an B Major chord is fret buzz. To remove fret buzz, make sure you are pressing the frets with adequate pressure and your fingers are fretted properly. Make sure your fingers do not touch open strings.

Watch this video lesson to learn how to properly play Bar chords


Notes In an B Major Chord

Notes played in an B Major Chord are B, D# and F#

  • Root Note B is played on strings 5th and 3rd.
  • D# note is played on the 2nd string and is the Major Third Interval of the B Major scale.
  • F# note is played on the 4th and 1st strings of the guitar and is a Perfect Fifth interval of the B Major Scale.
Notes played in B Major Chord

B Major Chord Formula

B Major chord formula is I-III-V. The Major Chord is also referred to as the 1-3-5 Major Triad. Notes played in an B Major Chord are B, D# and F#

To play an B Major chord, the Root, Major Third Interval and Perfect Fifth Interval of an B Major Scale are Played Together.

 B Major Intervals and Chord Formula

B Major Chord Variations On Guitar

Diffrent Bmaj Chord Shapes On Guitar

B Major Chord Triad On A Piano

To play an B Major Triad chord on a piano, play B-D#-F# notes

 B Major Chord On Piano

B Major Chord On Stave

B Major Chord Music Notation Staff

B Major Chord Guitar Tabs

Bmaj Chord Guitar Tablature