B Major Pentatonic Scale on Piano

Here you can learn how to play the Major Pentatonic Scale in the key of B on the Piano. As well as the scale notes, degrees and patterns of the B Major Pentatonic Scale, where available we also provide suggested Piano fingerings. In the Piano view below, you can display the notes of the B Major Pentatonic Scale mapped out onto the Piano keyboard and switch between the notes, degrees, intervals or, if we have them, suggested Piano fingerings.

Notes Ascending

B, C, D, F, G, B

Notes Descending

B, G, F, D, C, B

Pattern Ascending

T, T, TS, T, TS

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

TS, T, TS, T, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

B > B0Perfect Unison (P1)
B > C2Major 2nd (M2)
B > D4Major 3rd (M3)
B > F7Perfect 5th (P5)
B > G9Major 6th (M6)
B > B12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

B > B0Perfect Unison (P1)
B > G3minor 3rd (m3)
B > F5Perfect 4th (P4)
B > D8minor 6th (m6)
B > C10minor 7th (m7)
B > B12Perfect Octave (P8)
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Chords related to B Major Pentatonic Scale

Related Triads

The related chords cannot be built using the notes of B Major Pentatonic Scale alone so they have been substituted with the chords of the B Major Scale. The chords are in degree order and shown in Roman numerals (lowercase = minor/diminished, uppercase = Major/Augmented).

I Chord - B Major

ii Chord - C Minor

iii Chord - D Minor

IV Chord - E Major

V Chord - F Major

vi Chord - G Minor

viio Chord - A Diminished

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