Thursday, 31 January 2013

Em Guitar Chord | Beginners Guitar Chords

The Eminor guitar chord (also written as Em), is an easy guitar chord shape to play. You can start with an E Major guitar chord and remove your first finger.
em guitar chord
Em guitar chord
Here's the fingering for the Em guitar chord, it's typically played with your 2nd and 3rd fingers as in the photo, but it's common to play it with the 1st and 2nd fingers too.
e minor guitar chord | beginners guitar chords

As you can tell from changing between E major and E minor, there is only note difference between major and minor chords.

Eminor uses these notes: E, G, B
Minor chords use the scale degrees: 1, b3, 5

Minor chords have a sad sound compared to major chords. Try this chord together with the G major guitar chord and check the full list of beginners guitar chords