The ‘E Major arpeggio’ is built from the 1 (root), 3 and 5 of the E Major scale. It contains the following notes:

E – G# – B

The E Major arpeggio is a E Major chord, with the notes played individually, one at a time. You can read about how arpeggios work, and access a library of arpeggios by following the links.

Let’s look at the open position for the E Major arpeggio and the 5 positions along the fretboard.

E Major Arpeggio in the Open Position

E Major Arpeggio Open Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio Open Position Notes

E Major Arpeggio CAGED Positions

Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the E Major arpeggio on the guitar (notes and tabs).

E Major Arpeggio in the 4th Position (lowest fret is 4)

E Major Arpeggio 4th Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio 4th Position Notes

E Major Arpeggio in the 6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

E Major Arpeggio 6th Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio 6th Position Notes

E Major Arpeggio in the 9th Position (lowest fret is 9)

E Major Arpeggio 9th Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio 9th Position Notes

E Major Arpeggio in the 11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

E Major Arpeggio 11th Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio 11th Position Notes

E Major Arpeggio in the 12th Position (lowest fret is 12)

E Major Arpeggio 12th Position Frets
E Major Arpeggio 12th Position Notes

That covers the CAGED positions for the E Major arpeggio. Click on the following links to read more about arpeggios and related materials.

Further Reading

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