Em7 Banjo Chord
E minor seventh for banjo

Em7 for Banjo has the notes E G B D and can be played 4 different ways. Learn about its related chords and interval structure: R m3 5 m7.


Em7 Chord

Full name: E minor seventh
AKA: Emin7   E-7  

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Em7 Banjo Chord Charts

Em7 banjo chord
Em7 banjo chord
Em7 banjo chord
Em7 banjo chord


Em7 Inversions on banjo


Em7 Chord Structure

Notes: E G B D
Interval structure: R m3 5 m7

Chord construction:
R = E
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 3rd)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 7th)


Em7 on other instruments

Em7 piano
Em7 Piano chord chart
Em7 guitar
Em7 Guitar chord chart
Em7 ukulele
Em7 mandolin
Em7 banjo



Em7 Chord Harmonized Progressions

D major scale harmonized 7th chords
Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7 Bm7 Dbm7b5

C major scale harmonized 7th chords
Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7 Am7 Bm7b5

G major scale harmonized 7th chords
Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7 Em7 Gbm7b5

E natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Em7 Gbm7b5 Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7

B natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Bm7 Dbm7b5 Dmaj7 Em7 Gbm7 Gmaj7 A7

A natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Am7 Bm7b5 Cmaj7 Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 G7

B harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Bm(maj7) Dbm7b5 Dmaj7#5 Em7 Gb7 Gmaj7 Bbdim7

D melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm(maj7) Em7 Fmaj7#5 G7 A7 Bdim7 Dbm7b5




Scales Related to Em7

Scales that include all of the notes of Em7.
C major D major G major D melodic minor C ionian D ionian G ionian B harmonic minor E natural minor A natural minor B natural minor D dorian E dorian A dorian E phrygian F#/Gb phrygian B phrygian C lydian F lydian G lydian

Em7 chord staff

Musical staff for the Em7 chord

Em7 summary table

Banjo chord name Em7 (E minor seventh)
Notes and structureE G B D (R m3 5 m7)
Chord Categories minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Emin7   E-7  
Chord Construction R = E
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 3rd)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
B + minor interval = D (scale degree = minor 7th)
Em7 on other instrumentsEm7 piano
Em7 Piano chord chart
Em7 guitar
Em7 Guitar chord chart
Em7 ukulele
Em7 mandolin
Em7 banjo



References related to this chord

minor chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia