Guitar Chords in the Key of E minor

Chords in the key of E Minor

E minor Chord Em
F Sharp diminished Chord F♯dim
G Major Chord G
A minor Chord Am
B minor Chord Bm
C Major Chord C
D Major Chord D

E minor - F♯ diminished (F♯°) - G Major - A minor - B minor - C Major - D Major

      Em  F♯dim   G     Am    Bm    C     D     
      i     ii   III    iv    v     VI   VII    

The key of E minor is the relative minor key of G major.

Minor keys are formed with the same chords as their relative major key, by starting with the 6th (vi) chord of the major key. The chord formula for any minor key is minor, diminished, Major, minor, minor, Major, Major.

A common way to number these chords is by Roman numerals
i - ii - III - iv - v - VI - VII

(Major chords are usually capitalized, minor and diminished chords are lower case)

Key of E Minor Using 7th Chords

E minor 7 Chord Em7
F Sharp minor 7 ♭5 Chord F♯m7♭5
G Major 7 Chord GMaj7
A minor 7 Chord Am7
B minor 7 Chord Bm7
C Major 7 Chord CMaj7
D Dominant 7 Chord D7

E minor 7 - F♯ minor 7 ♭5 - G Major 7 - A minor 7 - B minor 7 - C Major 7 - D Dominant 7

     Em7  F♯m7♭5 GMaj7  Am7   Bm7  CMaj7  D7           
      i     ii   III    iv    v     VI   VII