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E Major scale

the E Major scale has just a four sharp (4 ♯) and according to the sharps order they are the F sharp, the C sharp, the G sharp and the D sharp (F♯, C♯, G♯ & D♯).
The names of the notes in the E Major scale are: E F♯ G♯ A B C♯ D♯

E major scale

Like all other major scales, E 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 major scale

Key signature of E major scale

The key signature of E Major has four sharps (4♯).

key signature 4 sharps

E Major scale in most common clefs


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

E Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the E major scale in treble clef:

E Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

E Major scale in bass clef

Below is the E major scale in bass clef:

E Major scale in bass clef

E Major scale in alto clef

Below is the E major scale in alto clef:

E Major scale in alto clef

E Major scale in tenor clef

Below is the E major scale in tenor clef:

E Major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of E major

The degrees of E 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 Major

Closely related keys of E Major are:

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

Relative minor key of E Major

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

C shar natural minor scale

E major scale on a piano

Below is the E major scale on a piano:

E major scale on a piano

E major triad chord

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

E major perfect chord triad

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

E major triad chord on a piano

Famous works E major

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

The Four Seasons (Spring) by Vivaldi

The Four Seasons by Vivaldi has several movements, and the movement Spring is composed in E major. Here is an excerpt recorded in 2011 by the Wichita State University Chamber Players conducted by John Harrison (source, License Attribution-Share Alike 3.0)

The Four Seasons (Spring) by Vivaldi

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