E (musical note)

E is the third note of the C major scale, and mi in fixed-do solfège. It has enharmonic equivalents of F♭ (which is by definition a diatonic semitone above E) and Ddouble sharp, amongst others.

When calculated in equal temperament with a reference of A above middle C as 440 Hz, the frequency of Middle E (E4) is approximately 329.628 Hz. See pitch (music) for a discussion of historical variations in frequency.

Designation by octave

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
Other Languages
العربية: مي (موسيقى)
Bân-lâm-gú: E (im-hû)
беларуская: Мі
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Мі
Deutsch: E (Ton)
español: Mi (nota)
한국어: 마 (음이름)
հայերեն: Մի (նոտա)
italiano: Mi (nota)
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latviešu: Mi (nots)
Nederlands: E (muziek)
日本語: ホ (音名)
norsk nynorsk: Tonen E
polski: E (dźwięk)
português: Mi
русский: Ми (нота)
українська: Мі (нота)
vèneto: Mi (mùxega)
Zazaki: Mi
中文: E (音名)