E major piano chord - EM

The E major chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes E, G# and B.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as EM.

Interactive piano diagram for the E major chord

Piano keyboard displaying the E major chord with the notes FbECbBG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of EM. The chords include more notes but always E, G# and B.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of EM. These contain less notes but all of them are included in EM.

Scales with EM

Below you find all scales that include EM:

  • major pentatonic
  • major
  • major blues
  • bebop
  • lydian
  • mixolydian
  • ionian pentatonic
  • mixolydian pentatonic
  • lydian pentatonic
  • flat six pentatonic
  • scriabin
  • lydian dominant pentatonic
  • augmented
  • double harmonic lydian
  • mixolydian b6
  • lydian dominant
  • augmented heptatonic
  • lydian minor
  • phrygian dominant
  • harmonic major
  • double harmonic major
  • hungarian major
  • flamenco
  • lydian #9
  • purvi raga
  • spanish heptatonic
  • bebop minor
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • half-whole diminished
  • kafi raga
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

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E major piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the EM chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the E major chord (EM). The notes E, G# and B are highlighted.