Understanding Music intervals. Thirds and Sixths

Understanding Music intervals. Thirds and SixthsThe music intervals of thirds and sixths are commonly found in classical guitar music of all periods. Here’s why they are so important. The interval of a third is the interval between two notes, two diatonic scale degrees apart: for example, C -E, A – C. A third formed from two whole tones is a major third; one made up of a whole tone and a semitone is a minor third. These music intervals when joined together make up the diatonic triads. (more…)

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