E major ninth piano chord - Emaj9

The E major ninth chord is a 5-note chord consisting of the notes E, G#, B, D# and F#.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Emaj9.

Interactive piano diagram for the E major ninth chord

Piano keyboard displaying the E major ninth chord with the notes FbECbBG#AbD#EbF#Gb

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Emaj9. The chords include more notes but always E, G#, B, D# and F#.

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Emaj9. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Emaj9.

Scales with Emaj9

Below you find all scales that include Emaj9:

  • lydian
  • harmonic major
  • major
  • bebop
  • bebop major
  • ichikosucho
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

E major ninth 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 Emaj9 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the E major ninth chord (Emaj9). The notes E, G#, B, D# and F# are highlighted.