E Major Chord (Emaj) & E Major 7th Chord on Piano

    A piano keyboard reference for the E Major chord, abbreviated as Emaj or EM.

    The E Major triad consists of the notes E, G♯ and B. The 2 inversions to the E Major triad are G♯ B E and B E G♯.

    The E Major 7th chord, abbreviated as Emaj7 or EM7, has the notes E, G♯, B and D♯. The 3 inversions to the E Major 7th chord are G♯ B D♯ E, B D♯ E G♯ and D♯ E G♯ B.

    In the root position, the E Major chord has the E as the root, the G♯ as the major third and the B as the perfect fifth. With the E Major 7th chord there's the addition of D♯ as the major seventh.

    E Major chord

    notes: E G♯ B

    • E
    • G
    • B

    E Major 1st inversion

    notes: G♯ B E

    • G
    • B
    • E

    E Major 2nd inversion

    notes: B E G♯

    • B
    • E
    • G

    E Major 7th chord

    notes: E G♯ B D♯

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • D

    E Major 7th 1st inversion

    notes: G♯ B D♯ E

    • G
    • B
    • D
    • E

    E Major 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: B D♯ E G♯

    • B
    • D
    • E
    • G

    E Major 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: D♯ E G♯ B

    • D
    • E
    • G
    • B

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    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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