E Minor (Em) Scale and Chords in the Key of Em

In this post you will find information about natural, melodic and harmonic scales of E minor and chords related to the given scales.

E Natural Minor Scale

E (natural) minor scale consists of notes  E, F♯, G, A, B, C, and D. It has one sharp note.

Chords In The Key of E Minor

The chords in the key of E minor are as follows.

E minor. Its notes are E – G – B
F# diminished. Its notes are F# – A – C
G major. Its notes are G – B – D
A minor. Its notes are A – C – E
B minor. Its notes are B – D – F#
C major. Its notes are C – E – G
D major. Its notes are D – F# – A

E Harmonic Minor Scale

In a harmonic minor scale, seventh note of the natural minor scale is raised by a half-step.

Natural E Minor Scale : E, F♯, G, A, B, C, D, E
Harmonic E Minor Scale : E, F♯, G, A, B, C,D#, E

E Melodic Minor Scale

In the melodic minor scale, you raise the sixth and seventh notes of the natural minor scale by a half step as you go up the scale and then return to the natural minor as you go down the scale.

E melodic minor scale ascending : E, F♯, G, A, B, C#, D#, E
E melodic minor scale descending: E, F♯, G, A, B, C, D, E

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