The key of B♭ Phrygian has a key signature of 6 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭, and C♭). The B♭ Phrygian scale is similar to the B♭ Minor scale except that its 2nd note (C♭) is a half step lower. Chord progressions in Phrygian often rely on the major chord built off of this 2nd scale degree (C♭ major) which gives the key its distinctive sound. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in B♭ Phrygian draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in B♭ Phrygian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in B♭ Phrygian.