E Major Chord (Emaj) & E Major 7th (Emaj7) on Piano & Guitar

    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.

    The intervals of the E Major chord are the root (E) , major third (G♯) and perfect fifth (B). With the E Major 7th chord, there's an additional major seventh (D♯).

    🎸 You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the E Major and E Major7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    The E Major chord is a diatonic chord in the following keys:


    E Major Chord on Piano

    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

    🎸 E Major Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the E Major chord and the E Major 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    E Major 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this E Major chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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