E Major Piano ChordLearn the right way to play a chord of E Major on piano
What is a E Major chord?
E major is an easy-to-play piano chord that’s made up of the notes E, G# and B. It can be written as either “E Major”, or simply abbreviated to just “E”. Its relative minor is C# minor.
What notes are in a chord of E Major?
A chord of E Major is formed by playing the notes E, G#, and B. On the picture of the keyboard above, you can see the three notes of the E chord marked in green.
Chords related to E Major
There are a number of other chords that share a similar harmonic family as the chord of E Major on piano, meaning all of these will always sounds good when played in the same chord sequence:
|Chord name||Required notes|
|A Major||A C# E|
|B Major||B D# F#|
|C# Minor||C# E G#|
|F# Minor||F# A C#|
|D Major||D F# A|
|E Minor||E G B|
List of all E chords on pianoE MinorEmaj7E7Em7EmM7E6Em6E5E9Em9Emaj9Esus2Esus4Edim7Eaug7
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Last Updated: September 18th, 2022