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Understanding Interval Inversion

Inverting intervals using the Rule of Nine.

PUBLISHED: Aug 1, 2011 • UPDATED: Jul 2, 2015 • LESSON CODE: UL31c • VISITS: 10

ukulele Subjects: intervalsintermediatetheory

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Understanding Interval Inversion

Inverting intervals using the Rule of Nine.

An interval is the distance between two notes. An interval has a name and a type. Intervals can be played one note (melodic) or two notes (harmonic) at a time, ascending or descending.

Simple and Compound Intervals are taken from a major scale.

Chromatic Intervals are NOT taken from a major scale. They are derived from the diatonic intervals.

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