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.

Our chord library contains hundreds of popular chords you'll want to learn, so have at some more of our free guitar chords. Remember that learning chords is most effective through using them in songs.

Chord learning tip 2.

Notice that the root note of a chord will be it's main, and lowest note. However, this will not be true for chord inversions.

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