
MUSIC THEORY:
Quick Reference
Tables & Charts
First let's divide Intervals into these 2 main groups:
Now, within those 2 groups, lets split them up for easier understanding:
From the above 2 tables we can see that:
Here are all the simple diatonic interval possibilities expressed in 1/2 steps:
This should make the recognizing, naming and memorizing of diatonic intervals a little easier.
I feel that this music theory subject is quite overrated and it is not absolutely necessary to know all of its secrets to survive as a musician.
Of course if you really need to find out the minute details, just google "music intervals" and you'll have enough material to choose from to last you for weeks.
The next step after diatonic intervals is to learn how to name chromatic or any other intervals including the compound ones.
Sure its great to be able to name them all,
but more importantly:
Can you distinguish the SOUND they make?
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