Intervals

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What is an Interval?

Name of Intervals

Interval Quality

Seconds

Thirds

Fourths

Fifths

Sixths

Sevenths

Interval Constructor

Identification and Construction

Geometric Interval Constructor

Other Tutorials:

Reading Music

Scales

Chords

Harmonic Functions

Musical Forms

Related Exercises:

Intervals Ear Training

Interval Construction

Interval Identification

Thirds

Thirds are:

major if they have 2 whole steps (4 half steps)

minors if they have 1 1/2 whole step (3 half steps)

Examples of major thirds:

Examples of minor thirds:

NOTE: There are also augmented and diminished thirds. See our Reference for more information.

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