Eb Guitar Chord Lesson

Learn how to play the Eb Guitar Chord (also known as E Flat, EbMaj, D# Maj) with this free guitar lesson.  In this post you will learn a little theory behind this chord as well as several different ways to play it by referencing the chord charts below.

The Eb Major Guitar Chord is found by locating the 1, 3 and 5 positions ( Eb, G and Bb) of the Eb Major scale: Eb F G Ab Bb C D Eb.

This is not an easy chord to play unfortunately, at least the variations that I am aware of.  Below are five different variations of the Eb Major Guitar Chord for your convenience. Four of them involve barring the strings while others require that you mute certain strings, which makes this chord rather challenging for beginners.

Here is a key that will help you read the chart:

Guitar Chord Chart Key

Everything on the above chart should be self explanatory, except for the last three in the third column. They may need a bit of explaining. The O, or open symbol, simply means that you do not press down on any notes on that string. The X means you do not strum that particular string. The Barre symbol means you need to barre that particular fret. When you barre a fret you are pressing down on multiple strings at the same time with one finger.

Eb Major Guitar Chord Video Demonstrations

Below are several videos that will demonstrate how to play Eb/D# Major Guitar Chord at various positions on the neck.  I hope this is helpful!

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