E Minor chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - b3 - 5
Notes in E m E - G - B

The minor chord is a triad (a three-note chord), which means the chord has 3 notes as counted from the root: 1 - b3 - 5. You'll notice that the only difference from the major chord is the flattened 3rd degree note, but this makes a world of difference, since the chords basic quality is totally changed.

E Minor Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the Em guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

These E Minor guitar chord variations can be interchanged freely. If it sounds good, it is good!

Chord learning tip 1.

The more you practice, the more you'll develop your hands muscle memory, and the easier each chord will become with time.

Chord learning tip 2.

Arpeggiating chords will help you make sure you are fretting the strings correctly, so don't be lazy.

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