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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.
Arpeggiating chords will help you make sure you are fretting the strings correctly, so don't be lazy.
Pick the single notes to the chord when first learning it, making sure there are no dead notes.