E major 1chord F# minor 2chord G# minor 3chord A major 4chord B major 5chord C# minor 6chord D# minor 7chord You can start on absolutely any chord you want to. Emaj chord is what your trying to get to. Whatever chord you're playing the notes above can be added to it. The C#minor scale has the same notes as E major so it sounds perfect with E major. You can take a detour into a minor keychange by using C# minor.