Eb Major Scale on Piano & Guitar + Chords in the Key of Eb Major
🍭 Here's a sweet
E flat major
reference which shows the notes, finger position on the piano keyboard,
intervals, scale degrees,
diatonic chords and
common chord progressions in
🎸 You'll also find the E♭ major scale on the guitar fretboard.
ⓘ The D♯ major scale is enharmonic to the E♭ major scale. It has the same pitches, but uses different notes names: D♯ E♯ F♯♯ G♯ A♯ B♯ C♯♯.
The E♭ major scale is a diatonic scale consisting of the pitches E♭, F, G, A♭, B♭, C and D. Its relative minor is C minor.
The key signature for the E♭ major scale has 3 flats: B♭, E♭ and A♭.
The key of E♭ major is closely related to the key of A♭ major and the key of B♭ major.
→ go to all major & minor scales
The notes of the E♭ major scale are
The relative minor of the E♭ major scale is C minor
E♭ major scale piano layout & finger position
Here's a piano keyboard showing the notes of the E♭ major scale, followed by a visual for the finger position on the piano. Hit play to hear the notes of the E♭ major scale up and down:
E♭ Major Scale on Guitar
🎸 Here you'll find a guitar fretboard representation with the notes of the E♭ major scale , using standard guitar tuning: E A D G B E. You can show all notes, only the root notes, the intervals or the scale degrees:
You can also highlight specific scale positions on the guitar fretboard for the E♭ major scale, using the CAGED system or the Three Notes Per String system (TNPS):
Chords in the key of E♭ major
(E♭ major diatonic
The diatonic chords in the key of E♭ major are: E♭ major, F minor, G minor, A♭ major, B♭ major, C minor and D diminished
Tap or use numbers 1 through 7 to trigger the chords. You can also tap to trigger the chord inversions or the 7th chords. This tool can be used as a chord progression generator.
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Common chord progressions in the key of E♭ major
Here's list of popular major key chord progressions along with the specific chords they represent in the key of E♭ major. Again, you can use numbers 1 through 7 on your keyboard to trigger the different chords:
Toggle E♭ major scale intervals & scale degrees
|2: Supertonic||F||Major 2nd|
|3: Mediant||G||Major 3rd|
|4: Subdominant||A♭||Perfect 4th|
|5: Dominant||B♭||Perfect 5th|
|6: Submediant||C||Major 6th|
|7: Leading Tone||D||Major 7th|
|1: Octave/Tonic||E♭||Perfect 8th|
Popular Songs in the Key of E♭ Major
- All Along the Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix
- Gimme All Your Lovin' by ZZ Top
- Panama by Van Halen
- Baby by Justin Bieber
- Say It Ain't So by Weezer
- Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
- Only Time by Enya
- Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison
- Save The Best For Last by Vanessa Williams
- Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Major scale formula
🔧 The major scales are constructed using this note pattern:
W = Whole step H = Half step
go to a different major or minor scale:
C majorC♯ majorD♭ majorD majorE majorF majorF♯ majorG♭ majorG majorA♭ majorA majorB♭ majorB majorC♭ major
C minor C♯ minor D♭ minorD minorD♯ minorE♭ minorE minorF minorF♯ minorG minorG♯ minorA♭ minorA minorA♯ minorB♭ minorB minor
The piano samples used for this E♭ major scale reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
The drum samples used here are from “ Mailbox Badger : Public Domain Drum Samples : Vol. 2 ”by Mailbox Badger/Patrick Callan, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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