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|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.
Here are 6 voicings of the Em guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
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.
If you are a beginner guitarist, start by learning to play easier beginner guitar chords at first, and advance to harder ones with time.