E Major Scale
E – F♯ – G♯ – A – B – C♯ – D♯ – E are the notes of the E major scale.
Notes of the E Major Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:
E Major Key Signature
The key signature of E major scale has 4 sharps: F♯, C♯, G♯ and D♯.
E major scale is the relative major of C sharp minor scale. E major and C sharp minor scales have the same sharp key signature.
E Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the E major scale.
I. E – G♯ – B (E major chord)
ii. F♯ – A – C♯ (F Sharp minor chord)
iii. G♯ – B – D♯ (G Sharp minor chord)
IV. A – C♯ – E (A major chord)
V. B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)
vi. C♯ – E – G♯ (C Sharp minor chord)
viiº. D♯ – F♯ – A (D Sharp diminished chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the E major scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the E major key.
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