E (musical note)

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E Note

E or Mi is the first note of the E major scale.

Designation by octave[change | change source]

Scientific designation Helmholtz designation Octave name Frequency (Hz)
E−1 E͵͵͵ or ͵͵͵E or EEEE Subsubcontra 10.301
E0 E͵͵ or ͵͵E or EEE Subcontra 20.602
E1 E͵ or ͵E or EE Contra 41.203
E2 E Great 82.407
E3 e Small 164.814
E4 e′ One-lined 329.628
E5 e′′ Two-lined 659.255
E6 e′′′ Three-lined 1318.51
E7 e′′′′ Four-lined 2637.02
E8 e′′′′′ Five-lined 5274.041
E9 e′′′′′′ Six-lined 10548.082
E10 e′′′′′′′ Seven-lined 21096.164

F flat[change | change source]

F is a enharmonic equivalent of E, but is not usually seen as the same note. It is used in places where there is an E♭ that would come before an E. The F would then replace the E which would help avoid confusion in the notation.