E minor 7th chord

Em7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The E minor seventh is a four-note chord and the four notes of the chord are marked in red color in the diagram. The chord is often abbreviated as Em7 (alternatively Emin7).
Theory: The Em7 chord is constructed with a root, a minor thirdAn interval consisting of three semitones, the 3rd scale degree, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones, the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


Em7 piano chord diagram with marked notes E - G - B - D
Notes: E - G - B - D
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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Em7 - inversions

Explanation: The piano chords pictured below are the three inversions of Em7. Em7/G is an E minor seventh with G as the bass note, Em7/B is an E minor seventh with B as the bass note and Em7/D is an E minor seventh with D as the bass note.


Em7/g chord diagram
1st inversion


Em7/B chord diagram
2nd inversion


Em7/B chord diagram
3rd inversion

See also Em7 chords with alternative bass notes ›

E chord categories

E Em E7 Em7 Emaj7 EmM7 E6 Em6 E6/9 E5 E9 Em9 Emaj9 E11 Em11 Emaj11 E13 Em13 Emaj13 Eadd E7-5 E7+5 Esus Edim Edim7 Em7b5 Eaug Eaug7