Chords of the G and Em scales

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1. Topics of discussion

In this tutorial, we will be taking a look at all the chords you can play as part of the G major and E minor (all variations) scales. So, let’s have some fun.

2. Chords of G major

The G major is the first scale you encounter in which you encounter a sharp accidental. It consists of the G, A, B, C, D, E, and F♯ notes. These are the chords which are part of this scale:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords G Am Bm C D Em F♯dim
seventh chords Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7 Em7 F♯m7 (♭5)

3. Chords of E minor

The natural E minor scale consists of the E, F♯, G, A, B, C and D notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Em F♯dim G Am Bm C D
seventh chords Em7 F♯m7 (♭5) Gmaj7 Am7 Bm7 Cmaj7 D7

The harmonic E minor scale consists of the E, F♯, G, A, B, C and D♯ notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Em F♯dim Gaug Am B C D♯dim
seventh chords Em7 F♯m7 (♭5) Gaug maj7 Am7 B7 Cmaj7 D♯m7 (♭5)

The melodic E minor scale consists of the E, F♯, G, A, B, C♯ and D♯ notes. The chords which are part of this scale are the following:

I II III IV V VI VII
basic chords Em F♯m Gaug A B C♯dim D♯dim
seventh chords Em7 F♯m7 Gaug maj7 A7 B7 C♯m7 (♭5) D♯m7 (♭5)

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