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.

Chord learning tip 1.

Stretch your fingers before you start practicing, locked up fingers will not function the same as warmed up fingers.

Chord learning tip 2.

When practicing new chords, change between 2-3 new ones, and you'll be able to learn them faster.

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