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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.
A chord is made up of at least 3 notes, or musically triads.
Learning to play new guitar chords takes practice and dedication, so don't give up if you don't get it right on the first go.