The key of B Locrian has a key signature of no sharps or flats. It is the 4th most popular key among Locrian keys and the 74th 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.