The B minor scale on flute has its tonic on B natural. It also has the pitches B, C#, D, E, F#, G, and A. The key signature of this scale has two sharps, F#, and C#. The B minor scale is relative to D major scale, parallel to the B major scale, dominant to the F# minor scale, and subdominant to the A major scale.
There are three different B minor scales for the flute:
- B natural minor
- B harmonic minor
- B melodic minor
Click here to see the fingering chart for B minor notes.
B natural minor scale on the flute
If you would like to play the B natural minor scale on the flute correctly, you can use the two-octave scale chart below to know what notes to flatten or sharpen.
B harmonic minor scale on flute
The B harmonic minor scale on the flute has a sharpened seventh note, which is called A#. This alteration creates a distinct sound and distinguishes it from the B natural minor scale. Below is a two-octave scale chart for B harmonic minor on the flute.
B melodic minor scale on flute (ascending and descending)
The B Melodic Minor scale on the flute differs from the B Natural Minor scale because it has the sixth and seventh notes, G and A, respectively, sharpened when ascending and natural when descending. Below is a two-octave scale chart for B melodic minor on flute.
B minor arpeggio on flute
The B minor arpeggio notes are B, D, and F#. An arpeggio is a type of musical pattern where the notes of a chord are played one after the other. In the case of a B minor arpeggio, the notes of the B minor chord (B, D, and F#) are played in succession. The arpeggio can be played in different octaves and fingerings on the flute.