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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.
Make sure you don't tuck your pinky away, even if you're not using it for a particular chord. It might come in handy for the next chord, but bringing it
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