Updated: May 18, 2019
Learning to recognize ascending musical intervals using these songs!
Ascending Minor 2nd
The first two notes of the melody are a minor second.
At 00:45 seconds you can hear a minor second played over and over again.
Hard Day’s Night
The first two words of this song are a minor 2nd.
Ascending Major 2nd
The first two words are a major second.
Do Re Mi (Doe a Deer)
From Do to Re is a major 2nd.
The first two words are a major 2nd.
Ascending Minor 3rd
Greensleeves (What Child is This)
The first word ”Alas” contains two separate notes which are a minor 3rd apart.
Smoke on the Water
The interval between the first two chords at the very beginning of the song is a minor 3rd.
Georgia (On My Mind)
The word “Georgia” contains an ascending minor 3rd.
Ascending Major 3rd
Can’t Buy Me Love
The first two words of the song are a major 3rd apart.
I Can‘t Get Started With You
The first two words contain an interval of a major 3rd.
Girls Like You
From "twenty" to "four" is a major 3rd.
Ascending Perfect 4th
Love Me Tender
The first two words are a perfect 4th apart.
Star Wars "The Force" Theme
The first two notes of the theme are a perfect 4th.
All the Things You Are
Don't miss the first two notes, they are a perfect 4th.
Ascending Tritone (Augmented 4th/Diminished 5th)
The Simpsons Theme Song
From "The" to "Simp" is a tritone.
Starting at 00:32 seconds from the syllable "Ma" to "ri" is a tritone.
Ascending Perfect 5th
Twinkle Twinkle, the "Alphabet Song" (ABC Song)
A perfect 5th from the first to the second "twinkle". In the "Alphabet Song" from "B" to "C".
I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
From the first to the second word is a perfect 5th.
The interval between "you" and "goin'" is a perfect 5th.
Ascending Minor 6th
Right at 00:14 seconds you can hear a minor 6th.
Right at the 00:06 second mark you can hear an ascending minor 6th
Ascending Major 6th
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
A major 6th is found between "My" and "bon".
The first two notes of the chimes are a major 6th apart.
Ascending Minor 7th
Beginning from 01:02 the first two words are a minor 7th apart.
The Winner Takes it All
At 01:05 the word "winner" contains a minor 7th.
Ascending Major 7th
Don't Know Why
From the first to the second word is a major 7th.
Take On Me
At 00:53 seconds between "Take" and "on" is a major 7th.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
The first word, "Somewhere" contains an octave.
Starting at 00:12 seconds the first two notes are an octave apart.
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