B Note on The Staff
B Note on the Piano and Keyboard
B Note Accidentals
B Music Notes in Different Clefs
Treble Clef – B
Bass Clef – B
The B below middle C (B3) sits on the second line of the bass clef.
Alto Clef – B
The B below middle C (B3) sits on the second space of the alto clef.
Tenor Clef – B
The B below middle C (B3) sits on the third space of the tenor clef.
Mezzo-soprano Clef – B
The B below middle C (B3) sits on the first space of the mezzo-soprano clef.
Soprano Clef – B
The B above middle C (B4) sits on the fourth line of the soprano clef.
Baritone Clef – B
The B below middle C (B3) sits on the fourth space of the baritone clef.
Popular Scales starting on B
The major scale formula is W-W-H-W-W-W-H, where W= whole step and H = half step. Below is the B major scale.
B Natural Minor
The natural minor formula is W-H-W-W-H-W-W. Below is the B natural minor scale.
B Harmonic Minor
The harmonic minor formula is W – H – W – W – H – W1/2 – H. Note that this scale has a three semitone step or a whole-step-and-a-half.
B Melodic Minor
When ascending the melodic minor scale follows this pattern: W-H-W-W-W-W-H.
When descending it follows the natural minor pattern.
Modes Starting on B
Below are the modes that start on B.
Frequency of B Music Note
Using the equal temperament tuning system, the A above middle C is 440 Hz. This means that the B above middle C would be approximately 494 Hz.
Solfege B Note
In the solfege system, the syllables Do, Re Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si are used to refer to the notes names, C, D, E , F, G, A, B.
The B music note in solfege is referred to as ‘Ti’,