Ebm/Bb Chord (Eb minor Over Bb) – 10 Ways to Play on the Guitar

The Ebm/Bb chord is an Eb minor chord, with the Bb (the 5th) as the bass note.

The Eb minor chord itself has a dark, melancholy sound. Playing the 5th of the chord (in the case of Ebm, the 5th is Bb) as the bass note, can make the chord sound even more dark and dramatic, even if it is only a subtle difference.

The chord is also referred to as E flat minor over Bb, or Ebm ‘slash’ Bb, or simply, E flat minor with a B flat in the bass.

Technically, the E flat minor chord with the B flat in the bass is a second inversion E flat minor chord.

Some Ebm/Bb Chord Theory and Info

  • The Ebm/Bb chord contains the notes Bb, Eb and Gb.
  • It is an Eb minor chord with a Bb in the bass.
  • The root note of Ebm/Bb is Eb, the bass note is Bb.

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