E (musical note)

E (musical note)

E is the third note of the , 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 Subsubcontra 10.301
E0 E͵͵ or ͵͵E Subcontra 20.602
E1 E͵ or ͵E 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 1318.510
E7 e′′′′ Four-lined 2637.020
E8 e′′′′′ Five-lined 5274.041
E9 e′′′′′′ Six-lined 10548.082

See also