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|E Major chord intervals and notes|
|Intervals||1 - 3 - 5|
|Notes in E maj||E - G# (Ab) - B|
Major chords are triads, also known as three note chords. The 3 notes that make up major chords are the 1st - 3rd - 5th interval notes counted from the root, ascending as per the major scale. Major chords are often inverted, meaning that we change the order of the notes to 3 - 5 - 1 for example. 5 - 1 - 3 is another popular inveret form of major chords..
Here are 6 voicings of the Emaj guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.
You can practice changing between chords in your head when you are at the office, on the train, or wherever. This may sound silly, but it really helps remember those chords.
Our chord library contains hundreds of popular chords you'll want to learn, so have at some more of our free guitar chords. Remember that learning chords is most effective through using them in songs.