Emaj Guitar Chords Explained | E Major


Chord Description

E maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

The Emaj chord is composed of the Root, Major Third, and Perfect Fifth

Name variations for this chord:

  • E Major
  • E Maj
  • E M
  • E Major Triad
  • Emaj

The notes in the Emaj chord are E, G#, and B

E maj chord Notes:

EG#B

Chord Formula:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

Visually impaired people might find useful the E maj accessible text-based description for this chord.

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How To Play The E Major chord on guitar

Position 1
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E maj position 14 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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E maj position 22 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E maj position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E maj position 12 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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E maj position 16 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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E maj position 8 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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E maj position 18 guitar chord diagram

Position 8
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E maj position 15 guitar chord diagram

Position 9
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E maj position 17 guitar chord diagram

Position 10
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E maj position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 11
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E maj position 11 guitar chord diagram

Position 12
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E maj position 19 guitar chord diagram

Position 13
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E maj position 21 guitar chord diagram

Position 14
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E maj position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 15
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E maj position 13 guitar chord diagram

Position 16
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E maj position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 17
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E maj position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 18
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E maj position 9 guitar chord diagram

Position 19
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E maj position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 20
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E maj position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 21
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E maj position 10 guitar chord diagram

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Chord tones in te E maj chord

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below.

1
5
1
3
1
5
3
5
3
1
3
5
1
5
3
1
5
3
1
5
1

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