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

Sixths

Sixths are:

major if they have 4 1/2 whole steps (9 half steps)

minor if they have 4 whole steps (8 half steps)

Examples of major sixths:

Examples of minor sixths:

NOTE: There are also augmented sixths. See our Reference for more information.

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