Em Guitar Chord
E minor for guitar

Em Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 8 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: E G B (R m3 5).


Em Chord

Full name: E minor
AKA: Emin   E-  
Guitar sound:

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Em Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 0 2 2 0 0 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
Em for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0 Em for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0

Simplified notation: x 7 9 9 8 7 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 8, 7 Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 8, 7

Simplified notation: x x 2 4 5 3 Difficulty level: Advanced
Em for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 5, 3 Em for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 5, 3

Simplified notation: x 7 5 4 5 x Difficulty level: Professional
Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 4, 5, x Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 4, 5, x

Simplified notation: x 7 5 x 5 7
Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, x, 5, 7 Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, x, 5, 7


Simplified notation: 12 14 14 12 12 12
Em for guitar on frets 12, 14, 14, 12, 12, 12 Em for guitar on frets 12, 14, 14, 12, 12, 12


Simplified notation: x 7 9 9 8 x
Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 8, x Em for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 8, x


Simplified notation: 12 10 9 12 x x
Em for guitar on frets 12, 10, 9, 12, x, x Em for guitar on frets 12, 10, 9, 12, x, x




Em Inversions on guitar


Em chord charts for left handed guitar

Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed Em guitar chord left handed

Em Chord Structure

Notes: E G B
Interval structure: R m3 5

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


Em on other instruments

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


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Em Chord Harmonized Progressions

D major scale harmonized triads
D Em Gbm G A Bm Dbdim

C major scale harmonized triads
C Dm Em F G Am Bdim

G major scale harmonized triads
G Am Bm C D Em Gbdim

E natural minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbdim G Am Bm C D

B natural minor scale harmonized triads
Bm Dbdim D Em Gbm G A

A natural minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim C Dm Em F G

E harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbdim Gaug Am B C Ebdim

B harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Bm Dbdim Daug Em Gb G Bbdim

E melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Em Gbm Gaug A B Dbdim Ebdim

D melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Dm Em Faug G A Bdim Dbdim




Scales Related to Em

Scales that include all of the notes of Em.
C major D major G major D melodic minor E melodic minor C ionian D ionian G ionian E harmonic minor G#/Ab harmonic minor 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

Em chord staff

Musical staff for the Em chord

Em summary table

Guitar chord name Em (E minor)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureE G B (R m3 5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic minor triad   Minor chord  
Other Notations Emin   E-  
Chord Construction R = E
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 3rd)
G + major interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
Em on other instrumentsEm piano
Em Piano chord chart
Em guitar
Em Guitar chord chart
Em ukulele
Em mandolin
Em banjo

Tweak notes of Em

E
B
G
E
B
E
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic minor triad   Minor chord  

Minor Chords on Wikipedia