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    How to Correctly Identify Intervals Part 2

    Last month, you learned the fundamentals to determining the name of an interval. Just to recap, here’s the chart I posted in my last online classroom lesson.     Number of letters counted Generic interval name 1 unison 2 second 3 third 4 fourth 5 fifth 6 sixth 7 seventh 8 octave (eighth)     […]

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    How to Correctly Identify Intervals Part 1

    I’ve seen this subject taught by many people. Sometimes, it gets confusing for the starter. Sometimes, it makes perfect sense.   As always, it is my goal to break down this concept so clearly that EVERYONE will be able to understand it with minimal questions.     First, let’s define the term “interval.”   What […]

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