E/G# Chord (E Over G#) – 10 Ways to Play on the Guitar

The E/G# chord is an E Major chord, with the G# (the 3rd) as the bass note.

The chord is also referred to as E over G#, or E ‘slash’ G#, or simply, E with a G sharp in the bass.

Technically, the E Major chord with the G# in the bass is a first inversion E Major chord.

Some E/G# Chord Theory and Info

  • The E/G# chord contains the notes G#, E and B.
  • It is a E Major chord with a G sharp in the bass.
  • The root note of E/G# is E, the bass note is G sharp.

10 Ways to Play the E/G# Chord on Guitar

B Over D Sharp Chord

Some Useful E/G# Related Reading

Get Guitar Chords Galore eBook