4ths 5ths Octaves – Reading Music

In the next set of lessons, we will combine our knowledge or Perfect 4ths, Perfect 5ths, Octaves, and Tritones.

Here is a review of what we have learned about these intervals so far.

Interval Scale Degrees Half Steps Notes
Perfect 4th 4 scale degrees 5 Not when starting on the 4th degree in the scale
Tritone 4 or 5 scale degrees 6 Raised 4th or lowered 5th
Perfect 5th 5 scale degrees 7 Not when starting on the 7th (last) note in the scale
Octave 8 scale degrees 12 None
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