B Minor: 2nd & 3rd Positions

B Minor…..along with the D Minor a very simple chord in it’s first position. Let us also take a look at how the B Minor can be played in other positions to complement your knowledge:

B Minor 1st Position

 Bm

B Minor 2nd Position

5.4.5.3

 

When considering the third position of B Minor, we touch upon some familiar figures once more. The figure of E Minor can be made use of to play the B Minor chord as they following the same pattern with respect to the positioning of the fingers. Take a look at the comparison below:

E Minor 1st Position

Em

B Minor 3rd Position

 9.9.8.0

 One thing that we begin to see, is there is a sequence to the pattern of the figures. They repeat themselves in the form of a cycle. This will become more apparent as we explain this in the lessons relating to figures.

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