E7#5 Piano Chord

E7#5

E Seven Sharp Five

Root
E
3rd
G#
♯5th
B#
Min 7th
D
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
E
G#
B#
D

The Notes in a E Seven Sharp Five Chord

The 3rd

Finding G# from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move up to F
  • Step 2: move up to F#
  • Step 3: move up to G
  • Step 4: Land on G#
3rd
G#
Root
E
1
2
3
  • F is a minor second above E.
  • F# is a major 2nd above E.
  • G is a minor third above E.
  • G# is a major third above E.

The # 5th

Finding B# from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move down to D#
  • Step 2: move down to D
  • Step 3: move down to C#
  • Step 4: Land on B#
♯5th
B#
Root
E
1
2
3
  • D# is a minor second below E.
  • D is a major 2nd below E.
  • C# is a minor third below E.
  • B# is a major third below E. The sharp fifth is down a major third? Confusing, right? The note B# is down 4 half-steps from E, but up 8 half-steps from E:
♯5th
B#
Root
E
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

The Min 7th

Finding D from E step by step:

  • Start on: E
  • Step 1: move down to D#
  • Step 2: Land on D
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
  • D# is a minor second below E.
  • D is a major 2nd below E. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note D is down 2 half-steps from E, but up 10 half-steps from E:
Min 7th
D
Root
E
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9