E Note on The Staff
E Note on the Piano and Keyboard
E Note Accidentals
E Music Notes in Different Clefs
Treble Clef – E
Bass Clef – E
The E below middle C (E3) sits on the third space of the bass clef.
Alto Clef – E
The E above middle C (E4) sits on the fourth line of the alto clef.
Tenor Clef – E
The E above middle C (E4) sits on the top line of the tenor clef.
Mezzo-soprano Clef – E
The E above middle C (E4) sits on the third line of the mezzo-soprano clef.
Soprano Clef – E
The E above middle C (E4) sits on the second line of the soprano clef.
Baritone Clef – E
The E below middle C (E3) sits on the second space of the baritone clef.
Popular Scales starting on E
The major scale formula is W-W-H-W-W-W-H, where W= whole step and H = half step. Below is the E major scale.
E Natural Minor
The natural minor formula is W-H-W-W-H-W-W. Below is the E natural minor scale.
E Harmonic Minor
The harmonic minor formula is W – H – W – W – H – W1/2 – H. Note that this scale has a three semitone step or a whole-step-and-a-half.
E Melodic Minor
When ascending the melodic minor scale follows this pattern: W-H-W-W-W-W-H.
When descending it follows the natural minor pattern.
Modes Starting on E
Below are the modes that start on E.
Frequency of E Music Note
Using the equal temperament tuning system, the A above middle C is 440 Hz. This means that the E above middle C would be approximately 330 Hz.
Solfege E Note
In the solfege system, the syllables Do, Re Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si are used to refer to the notes names, C, D, E , F, G, A, B.
The E music note in solfege is referred to as ‘Mi’,