BEGINNER MUSIC THEORY

Modes

Manners and Methods for music

Intervals

Distance between two musical notes in western music

Modes

There are seven modes in Western music, each of them with a unique name, series of whole and half steps, and a major or minor quality.

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Modes

Major vs Minor Modes

Modes Explained

Intervals

The distance between two notes is called an interval. They can be measured horizontally or vertically. They differentiate, as horizontally are played one after the other while vertically is simultaneous. There are twelve semitones in an octave.

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Chords and Intervals

Identifying Intervals

Songs to Identify Intervals by Ear

Augmented, Diminished, Perfect Intervals

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