Major 6ths – Playing by Name

In this lesson, you will be asked to play Major 6ths on your instrument.

Because a Major 6th is a large interval, it is helpful to think of it in relation to a Perfect 5th.

Going up a Perfect 5th + a Whole Step will yield a Major 6th.

Here is another example, this time starting on Eb.

Again, going up a Perfect 5th + a Whole Step yields a Major 6th.

Please press the Exercise button below.