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Eb major Piano Chord - How to Play Eb major on Piano

Eb major Piano Chord - How to Play Eb major on Piano
Eb major Piano Chord - How to Play Eb major on Piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of Eb major on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

Eb major - Root position

Play chord of Eb major
Eb major on piano

The notes required for an Eb major piano chord are as follows:

  • Eb
  • G
  • Bb

Start by playing two Eb notes in your left hand, one octave apart. Once you’re comfortable, play a Bb note in the middle with your left hand second finger.

Then use your right hand to make up the rest of the chord. Play a G note with your thumb, and a Bb with your second. Then stretch your fifth (pinkie) finger up to a high Eb.

Eb major root position on piano
Here's how it sounds:

Eb major - First inversion

Also written as Eb/G
Eb major first inversion on piano

A First Inversion chord of Eb major uses the exact same notes as the Root Position, but played in a different order. A good way of playing this is with two G notes in your left hand, one octave apart. Then play a triad chord in your right using the notes Bb, Eb and G.

Here's how it sounds:

Eb major - Second inversion

Also written as Eb/Bb
Eb major second inversion on piano

Here's how it sounds:
Learn about chord inversions on piano
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