Minor 6th Interval 
Minor 6th Interval
by eHow / Pete Pidgeon
Video Lecture 11 of 16
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Date Added: August 2, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Instructor Pete Pidgeon talks about Minor 6th Interval. In music theory the minor sixth interval can also be referred to as the augmented fifth interval.



Video Transcript:
PETE PIDGEON: "Here we'll discuss the minor sixth interval. Now the minor sixth could also be referred to as the augmented fifth. You'll see that as 5 written on sheet music. Now let's go back to that fifth interval we talked about the one, two, three, four, fifth note of a major scale. This note here, one fret higher than that would be either an augmented fifth. Which is a fancy way of saying sharp or up one fret or you could say the sixth note down one fret which would be a minor sixth. So again we can use this shape as we go up the neck until we get to the B string. Stretch it out one fret then you're back to normal when you get to the B string. However a more practical way of doing that would be, say we're starting on this note here an A. Instead of playing this note here we'll go back five frets, we'll find it right here and we can play the interval this way. Then when you get to the B string raise it up and you cross over the B string raise it up as well and it's much easier to play."

Course Index

Course Description


In this course, Guitar Instructor Pete Pidgeon gives 16 video lessons on Guitar Music Theory. We will explain the intricacies involved with guitar intervals within music theory. Pidgeon will begin by explaining what music intervals are and their relation to the neck of the guitar. He'll then begin explaining how to find and create various intervals using the neck of the guitar. Pidgeon will explain the minor second and major second intervals, the difference between perfect and diminished notes, as well as what octaves are and how to locate them. These intervals are great for understanding notation and building upon the foundation of guitar music theory. Watch these videos and begin learning music theory for guitar today.

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