Melodic Playing: the Third Dimension

Here is the third instalment in our series on intervals, and this time we’re going to examine the third. Firstly, what is a third? If you read the last article in this series, about “the fifth“, you’ll probably already expect this to be a multi-part definition. You see, every interval … Continue reading

Plead the 5th (just don’t do it too often)!

What Do I means by “Fifth”? Well, for start it’s an interval- so we can guess that it’s a certain distance between notes…but just how far? Here is my definition of a 5th: A Perfect Fifth is an interval of 7 semitones and five letters Now, that definition- although it’s … Continue reading