E Minor is a musical scale and chord progression that is built on the note E. It consists of the notes E, F#, G, A, B, C, and D. The E minor chord is made up of the notes E, G, and B. It is a common chord progression in many different genres of music, including rock, pop, and classical. It is often used to create a sense of sadness or melancholy in a piece of music.
|Relative key||G major|
|Parallel key||E major|
|Dominant key||B minor|
how to play the E Minor scale
To play the E minor scale, follow these steps:
- Start by playing the note E on your instrument.
- Play the note F#, which is a one-half step above E.
- Play the note G, which is a whole step above F#.
- Play note A, which is a whole step above G.
- Play note B, which is a whole step above A.
- Play note C, which is a half step above B.
- Play note D, which is a whole step above C.
- Play note E again, which is a whole step above D.
Remember to follow the correct fingerings and techniques for your instrument. Practice the scale slowly at first, gradually increasing the tempo as you get more comfortable. It’s also a good idea to practice playing the scale in both ascending and descending order.