Piano Reference: E minor chord (Em) & E minor 7th Chord (Em7)

    Interactive piano reference to the E minor chord, abbreviated as Em or Emin. The E minor chord consists of the notes E, G and B. The 2 inversions to the E minor chord are G B E and B E G.

    The E minor 7th chord, abbreviated as Em7 or Emin7, has the notes E, G, B and D. The 3 inversions to the E minor 7th chord are G B D E, B D E G and D E G B.

    In the root position, the E minor chord has the E as the root, the G as the minor third and the B as the perfect fifth. With the E minor 7th chord there's the addition of D as the minor seventh.

    E minor chord

    notes: E G B

    • E
    • G
    • B

    E minor 1st inversion

    notes: G B E

    • G
    • B
    • E

    E minor 2nd inversion

    notes: B E G

    • B
    • E
    • G

    E minor 7th chord

    notes: E G B D

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • D

    E minor 7th 1st inversion

    notes: G B D E

    • G
    • B
    • D
    • E

    E minor 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: B D E G

    • B
    • D
    • E
    • G

    E minor 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: D E G B

    • D
    • E
    • G
    • B

    lookup a different chord:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorC majorD majorF majorG majorA major

    C minorD minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C minorD minorF minorG minorA minor

    C dimD dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dim C dimD dimF dimG dimA dim


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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