E music note

E note in treble clef

Here is an E note on a staff united states of america (stave united kingdom) with a treble clef:


The treble clef set the position of the G note on the second line from the bottom, so an E note can be written on the first of the staff (starting from the bottom).

E note in bass clef

Here is an E note on a staff with a bass clef:


The bass clef set the position of the F note on the fourth line from the bottom, so an E note can be written on the third space of the staff (from the bottom).

E music note on a piano keyboard

Here are some E notes on a piano keyboard:

E music note on a piano keyboard

how to find the E note on a piano keyboard?

It's very simple! Do you see the black keys? There are two black keys, then three, then two, then three, and so on. The keys for E are just after the last of the two consecutive black keys.

The note E as tonic

The E note is the first music note (the tonic) of the E major scale and of the E minor scale:

E major scale

E major scale

E minor scales

Remember that there are four kinds of minor scales:

E natural minor scale:

E natural minor scale

E harmonic minor scale

E harmonic minor scale

E ascending melodic minor scale

E ascending melodic minor scale

E descending melodic minor scale

E descending melodic minor scale

The E note as leading tone (leading note)

The E note is the leading tone united states of america (leading note united kingdom) of the F Major scale and of the F harmonic minor scale:

F Major scale:

F major scale

F harmonic minor scale:

F harmonic minor scale

Frequency in Hertz of the E note (E4)

The scientific pitch notation (also known as American standard pitch notation) symbolizes the following E note as E4:

E note in treble clef

Depending on the tuning of the musical note A (A4) and in an equal-tempered scale, the frequency of the note E may vary:

If A4 = 440 Hertz: this E note (E4) has a frequency of 329.63 Hz
If A4 = 442 Hertz: this E note (E4) has a frequency of 331.13 Hz

Note: These frequency values ​​in Hertz are valid only for the equal temperament. In other words, these frequencies correspond to the notes on a well-tuned piano.

The E note with different clefs

Obviously, there are several E notes spread out over many octaves. Here are some E notes in different clefs:

Some E notes with a treble clef (G clef)

Here are some E notes with a treble clef:
Some E notes in treble clef

Some E notes with a bass clef

Here are some E notes with a bass clef:
Some E notes in bass clef

Some E notes with a tenor clef

Here are some E notes with a tenor clef:
Some E notes in tenor clef

Some E notes with an alto clef

Here are some E notes with an alto clef:
Some E notes in alto clef

Some E notes with a mezzo-soprano clef

Here are some E notes with a mezzo-soprano clef:
Some E notes in mezzo-soprano clef

Some E notes with a soprano clef

Here are some E notes with a soprano clef:
Some E notes in soprano clef

Some E notes with a baritone clef

Here are some E notes with a baritone clef:
Some E notes in baritone clef

Scales starting with an E note

Here are all major scales and all minor scales starting with an E note:

E major scale:

E major scale

E natural minor scale:

E natural minor scale

E harmonic minor scale:

E harmonic minor scale

E ascending melodic minor scale:

E ascending melodic minor scale

E descending melodic minor scale:

E descending melodic minor scale

Enharmonic equivalents

Here are the enharmonic notes of E:

enharmonic notes of E

Notes:

  • Enharmonic notes are notes that have the same pitch but not the same name.
  • D double sharp is enharmonic to E because the double sharp raises the pitch by two half steps united states of america (semitones united states of america), and because there are two half steps between D and E.
  • F flat is enharmonic to E because the flat lowers the pitch by one half step and because is only one half step between E and F.

The note E and accidentals

Here are all the possible accidentals you can find with the note E and their positions on a piano keyboard:

The note E and accidentals

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