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E flat Major scale

the E flat (E♭) major scale has three flats (3 ♭) and according to the flats order they are the B flat, E flat and the A flat (B♭, E♭ & A♭).
The names of the notes in the B flat major scale are: E♭ F G A♭ B♭ C D

E flat major scale

Like all other major scales, E flat major scale is composed by this sequence of whole steps and half steps united states of america (tones and semitones united kingdom):

united states of america:1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step

united kingdom: 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone

whole steps and half steps in E flat major scale

Key signature of E flat major scale

The key signature of E flat Major has three flats (3♭).

key signature 3 flats

E flat Major scale in most common clefs


Here is E flat major scale in most common clefs: treble clef, bass clef, tenor clef and alto clef.

E flat Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the E flat major scale in treble clef:

E flat Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

E flat Major scale in bass clef

Below is the E flat major scale in bass clef:

E flat Major scale in bass clef

E flat Major scale in alto clef

Below is the E flat major scale in alto clef:

E flat Major scale in alto clef

E flat Major scale in tenor clef

Below is the E flat major scale in tenor clef:

E flat Major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of E flat major

The degrees of E flat major scale are:

E♭ : degree I (Tonic)
F : degree II (Supertonic)
G : degree III (Mediant)
A♭ : degree IV (Subdominant)
B♭ : degree V (Dominant)
C : degree VI (Submediant)
D : degree VII (Leading Tone)

Closely related keys of E flat Major

Closely related keys of E flat Major are:

- B flat Major
- A flat Major
- G minor
- C minor
- F minor

Relative minor key of E flat Major

The relative minor key of E flat Major is C minor and below if the C minor natural scale:

C natural minor scale

E flat major scale on a piano

Below is the E flat major scale on a piano:

E flat major on a piano

E flat major triad chord

The E flat major triad chord as a root note (E flat), a major third (E flat / G) and a perfect fifth (E flat / B flat):

E flat major perfect chord triad

And below is the E flat major triad chord on a piano keyboard:

E flat major triad chord on a piano

Famous works E flat major

Here are some works by famous composers composed in E flat major:

Overture of The Magic Flute by Mozart

Mozart's overture of The Magic Flute is composed in E flat major:

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto n°3 in E♭ major K.447 (Allegro) by Mozart

Mozart's Concerto No.3 K.447 is composed in E flat major. Here is a free excerpt recorded in 1953, interpreted by the hornist Dennis Brain (one of my heroes), and conducted by Herbert von Karajan (source, license Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0)

Mozart horn concerto K447, allegro

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