The key of B Locrian has a key signature of no sharps or flats. The B Locrian scale has the notes B, C, D, E, F, G, and A. It is the most popular key among Locrian keys and the 72nd most popular among all keys. The B Locrian scale is similar to the B Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (C and F) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of B Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (b˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in B Locrian draw almost entirely from the following 10 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in B Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in B Locrian.