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.

When learning chords, try not looking at your fretting fingers after a while, since you'll need to be able to form the chord without peeking.

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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