What are Music Intervals? 
What are Music Intervals?
by eHow / Pete Pidgeon
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Date Added: August 2, 2009

Lecture Description


In this video lesson, Instructor Pete Pidgeon will explain what are Music Intervals. These are the distance between tow musical notes in relation to the major scale.



Video Transcript: PETE PIDGEON: "In this series I am going to discuss intervals, which are the distance between two notes in relation to the major scale. Now, since there are seven notes in a major scale, there are going to be seven intervals that we're going to either define or slightly deviate from by a half step up or down. We'll talk about unisons. We'll talk about minor and major seconds. We'll talk about a minor and major third. We'll talk about the perfect fourth and why we use the terminology perfect instead of major sometimes. We'll talk about diminished and perfect fifths and why we use the word diminished instead of minor sometimes. We'll talk about minor sixths and major sixths and we'll also talk about minor sevenths and major sevenths and all the way up to an octave, which would be the same as the first note, but an octave higher."

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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