Em7b5 Guitar Chord
E minor seventh flat fifth for guitar

Em7b5 Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: E G Bb D (R m3 m5 m7).


Em7b5 Chord

Full name: E minor seventh flat fifth
AKA: Eº7   E1/2dim   E1/2dim7   Em7(b5)   Em7(-5)  
Guitar sound:

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Em7b5 Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x x 2 3 3 3 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 3, 3, 3 Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 3, 3, 3

Simplified notation: 0 1 0 0 3 0
Em7b5 for guitar on frets 0, 1, 0, 0, 3, 0 Em7b5 for guitar on frets 0, 1, 0, 0, 3, 0


Simplified notation: x 7 5 7 5 6
Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 7, 5, 6 Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, 7, 5, 7, 5, 6


Simplified notation: 12 10 x 12 11 10
Em7b5 for guitar on frets 12, 10, x, 12, 11, 10 Em7b5 for guitar on frets 12, 10, x, 12, 11, 10


Simplified notation: 12 13 12 12 x 12
Em7b5 for guitar on frets 12, 13, 12, 12, x, 12 Em7b5 for guitar on frets 12, 13, 12, 12, x, 12


Simplified notation: x 7 8 9 8 10
Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, 7, 8, 9, 8, 10 Em7b5 for guitar on frets x, 7, 8, 9, 8, 10




Em7b5 Inversions on guitar


Em7b5 chord charts for left handed guitar

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Em7b5 Chord Structure

Notes: E G Bb D
Interval structure: R m3 m5 m7

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


Em7b5 on other instruments

Em7b5 piano
Em7b5 Piano chord chart
Em7b5 guitar
Em7b5 Guitar chord chart
Em7b5 ukulele
Em7b5 mandolin
Em7b5 banjo


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Em7b5 Chord Harmonized Progressions

F major scale harmonized 7th chords
Fmaj7 Gm7 Am7 Bbmaj7 C7 Dm7 Em7b5

D natural minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm7 Em7b5 Fmaj7 Gm7 Am7 Bbmaj7 C7

D harmonic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Dm(maj7) Em7b5 Fmaj7#5 Gm7 A7 Bbmaj7 Dbdim7

F melodic minor scale harmonized 7th chords
Fm(maj7) Gm7 Abmaj7#5 Bb7 C7 Ddim7 Em7b5




Scales Related to Em7b5

Scales that include all of the notes of Em7b5.
F major F melodic minor G melodic minor F ionian D harmonic minor B harmonic minor D natural minor G dorian A phrygian A#/Bb lydian C mixolydian D aeolian E locrian E blues C#/Db diminished (halftone - wholetone) E diminished (halftone - wholetone) G diminished (halftone - wholetone) A#/Bb diminished (halftone - wholetone) D diminished (wholetone - halftone) F diminished (wholetone - halftone)

Em7b5 chord staff

Musical staff for the Em7b5 chord

Em7b5 summary table

Guitar chord name Em7b5 (E minor seventh flat fifth)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureE G Bb D (R m3 m5 m7)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  
Other Notations Eº7   E1/2dim   E1/2dim7   Em7(b5)   Em7(-5)  
Chord Construction R = E
E + minor interval = G (scale degree = minor 3rd)
G + minor interval = Bb (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
Bb + major interval = D (scale degree = 7th)
Em7b5 on other instrumentsEm7b5 piano
Em7b5 Piano chord chart
Em7b5 guitar
Em7b5 Guitar chord chart
Em7b5 ukulele
Em7b5 mandolin
Em7b5 banjo

Tweak notes of Em7b5

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References related to this chord

diminished chord with a minor 7   7th chord  

Dominant Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia