E Natural Minor Scale

E Minor Scale

E – F♯ – G – A – B – C – D – E are the notes of the E minor scale.

Notes of the E Natural Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:

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E Minor Key Signature

The key signature of E minor scale has only one F Sharp.

E natural minor scale is the relative minor of G major scale. E minor and G major scales have the same sharp key signature.

Sharp Key Signatures

E Minor Diatonic Chords

These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the E minor scale.

e minor diatonic chord

i.  E – G – B (E minor chord)

iiº.  F♯ – A – C (F Sharp diminished chord)

III.  G – B – D (G major chord)

iv.  A – C – E (A minor chord)

v. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)

VI.  C – E – G (C major chord)

VII.  D – F♯ – A (D major chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the E minor scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the E minor key.

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