Ear Training 2nds – Chord

Now you will learn to distinguish Minor and Major 2nds played as a chord.

Both these intervals are dissonant which means rough sounding, as we learned earlier.

A Minor 2nd is called a strong dissonance because it sounds very harsh.

However, a Major 2nd is called a weak dissonance because it sounds less harsh.

Minor 2nd – Chord
Major 2nd – Chord

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