The Eb Major chord is one of the most common and popular chords on the guitar. The open Eb chord is one of the first chords that most guitarists learn, and it has been used in countless songs across many genres.

Some Quick A Chord Theory

  • The Eb Major chord contains the notes Eb, G and Bb.
  • The Eb Major chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), 3rd and 5th notes of the E Flat Major scale.
  • The Eb Major chord (just like all Major chords) contains the following intervals (from the root note): Major 3rd, minor 3rd, Perfect 4th (back to the root note).
  • The Eb Major chord is the first chord in the key of Eb Major. The seven chords in the key of E flat Major are: Eb, Fm, Gm, Ab, Bb, Cm, D diminished. 

10 Ways To Play The A Major Chord

If you’ve come to this page just to view some chord diagrams for Eb, here they are.

Eb Major Chord - 10 Shapes

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