E 7th chord

E7 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The E seventh is a dominant four-note chord. You can see the four notes of the E seventh chord marked in red color. The chord is often abbreviated as E7.
Theory: The E seventh chord is constructed with a root, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones and a minor seventhAn interval consisting of ten semitones and the 7th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, index finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, index finger, middle finger, little finger (right hand).


E7 chord diagram with marked notes E - G# - B - D
Notes: E - G# - B - D
Left hand: 5-3-2-1
Right hand: 1-2-3-5

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+  Show inversions: E7/G#, E7/B, E7/D -  Hide inversions

E7 - inversions

Explanation: The images below show the three inversions of the E dominant seventh chord. E7/G# is an E dominant seventh with G# as the bass note, E7/B is an E dominant seventh with B as the bass note and E7/D is an E dominant seventh with D as the bass note.


E7/G# chord diagram
1st inversion


E7/B chord diagram
2nd inversion


E7/D chord diagram
3rd inversion

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E chord categories

E Em E7 Em7 Emaj7 EmM7 E6 Em6 E6/9 E5 E9 Em9 Emaj9 E11 Em11 Emaj11 E13 Em13 Emaj13 Eadd E7-5 E7+5 Esus Edim Edim7 Em7b5 Eaug Eaug7