a minor key with the notes B, Cu266F, D, E, Fu266F, G, A
B minor is a minor scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G, and A. The harmonic minor raises the A to A♯. Its key signature has two sharps. Its relative major is D major, and its parallel major is B major. Changes needed for the melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as necessary. In Baroque times, B minor was regarded as the key of utter despair. The theorist Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart regarded B minor as a key expressing a quiet acceptance of fate and very gentle complaint, something commentators find to be in line with Bach's use of the key in the St John Passion. By Beethoven's time, however, the perception of B minor had changed considerably: Francesco Galeazzi wrote that B minor was not suitable for music in good taste, and Beethoven labelled a B minor melodic idea in one of his sketchbooks as a "black key". It is a common key used in rock, folk, country and other guitarist-based styles because the standard tuning of a guitar causes all the open strings to be scale degrees of B minor.
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The numerical value of b minor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of b minor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
It is just a minor surgery, the results are normally very good, this should never have happened.
Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire.
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
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