E major chord
E major chord for piano (including E/G# and E/B inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular E chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the E chord marked in red color.
Theory: The E major chord is constructed with a root, a major third and a perfect fifth.
Fingerings: little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: E - G# - B
E major - inversions
Explanation: E/G# is a E major chord with G# as the bass note and E/B is a E major chord with B as the bass note.
See also E chords with alternative bass notes ›