Em7b9 Piano Chord

Em7b9

E Minor 7th Flat Nine

Root
E
Min 3rd
G
Min 7th
D
b 9th
F
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
E
G
D
F

The Notes in a E Minor 7th Flat Nine Chord

The Min 3rd

Finding G from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move up to F
  • Step 2: move up to F#
  • Step 3: Land on G
Min 3rd
G
Root
E
1
2
  • F is a minor second above E.
  • F# is a major 2nd above E.
  • G is a minor third above E.

The Min 7th

Finding D from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move down to D#
  • Step 2: Land on D
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
  • D# is a minor second below E.
  • D is a major 2nd below E. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note D is down 2 half-steps from E, but up 10 half-steps from E:
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

The b 9th

Finding F from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: Land on F
b 9th
F
Root
E
  • F is a minor second above E.