E Guitar Chord
E major for guitar

E Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 11 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: E Ab B (R 3 5).


E Chord

Full name: E major
AKA: EM  
Guitar sound:


E Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: 0 2 2 1 0 0 Difficulty level: Rookie
E for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0 E for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0

Simplified notation: 12 11 9 9 9 x Difficulty level: Intermediate
E for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, 9, 9, x E for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, 9, 9, x

Simplified notation: x 7 9 9 9 7 Difficulty level: Intermediate
E for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, 7 E for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, 7

Simplified notation: 0 2 2 4 5 4 Difficulty level: Advanced
E for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 4, 5, 4 E for guitar on frets 0, 2, 2, 4, 5, 4

Simplified notation: x 7 6 4 5 4 Difficulty level: Professional
E for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, 4, 5, 4 E for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, 4, 5, 4

Simplified notation: x 7 6 x 5 7
E for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, x, 5, 7 E for guitar on frets x, 7, 6, x, 5, 7


Simplified notation: x 7 9 9 9 x
E for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, x E for guitar on frets x, 7, 9, 9, 9, x


Simplified notation: 12 14 14 13 12 12
E for guitar on frets 12, 14, 14, 13, 12, 12 E for guitar on frets 12, 14, 14, 13, 12, 12


Simplified notation: x x 2 4 5 4
E for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 5, 4 E for guitar on frets x, x, 2, 4, 5, 4


Simplified notation: 12 11 9 x x 12
E for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, x, x, 12 E for guitar on frets 12, 11, 9, x, x, 12


Simplified notation: 12 11 x 9 12 x
E for guitar on frets 12, 11, x, 9, 12, x E for guitar on frets 12, 11, x, 9, 12, x




E Chord Structure

Notes: E Ab B
Interval structure: R 3 5

Chord construction:
R = E
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = 5th)


E on other instruments

E piano
E Piano chord chart
E guitar
E Guitar chord chart
E ukulele
E mandolin
E banjo


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E Chord Harmonized Progressions

E major scale harmonized triads
E Gbm Abm A B Dbm Ebdim

B major scale harmonized triads
B Dbm Ebm E Gb Abm Bbdim

A major scale harmonized triads
A Bm Dbm D E Gbm Abdim

C# natural minor scale harmonized triads
C#m D#dim E F#m G#m A B

G# natural minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#dim B C#m D#m E F#

F# natural minor scale harmonized triads
F#m G#dim A Bm C#m D E

A harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bdim Caug Dm E F Abdim

G# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
G#m A#dim Baug C#m D# E Gdim

B melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Bm Dbm Daug E Gb Abdim Bbdim

A melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Am Bm Caug D E Gbdim Abdim


E summary table

Guitar chord name E (E major)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureE Ab B (R 3 5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic major triad   Major chord  
Other Notations EM  
Chord Construction R = E
E + major interval = Ab (scale degree = 3rd)
Ab + minor interval = B (scale degree = 5th)
E on other instrumentsE piano
E Piano chord chart
E guitar
E Guitar chord chart
E ukulele
E mandolin
E banjo

Alter notes of E

E
B
G#
E
B
E
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic major triad   Major chord  

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