E Minor Guitar Chord


Chord Description

E m position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals that compose the E Minor chord are Root, Minor Third, and Perfect Fifth

Name variations for this chord:

  • E Minor
  • E Min
  • E Minor Triad
  • Em

The Em chord is composed of the notes E, G, and B

Notes that compose the E m chord:

EGB

Chord Structure:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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How To Play The E Minor chord on guitar

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Position 1
Open

E m position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E m position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E m position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E m position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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E m position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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E m position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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E m position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
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E m position 17 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
Open

E m position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
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E m position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
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E m position 10 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
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E m position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
Open

E m position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
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E m position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
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E m position 18 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
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E m position 19 guitar chord diagram

Position 17
BarreMovable

E m position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 18
BarreOpen

E m position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 19
BarreMovable

E m position 20 guitar chord diagram

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Create your E m chord shapes

Pick some of the tones from the fretboard map below and play this chord in new ways.

1
5
b3
1
1
5
b3
b3
5
1
b3
5
1
5
b3
1
5
b3
1
5
b3
1