In This Chapter

  • Changing pitches with sharps and flats
  • Understanding half steps and whole steps
  • Counting the intervals between notes
  • Using major, minor, perfect, diminished, and augmented intervals

Lesson 2, Track 11

In the previous chapter you learned all about musical pitches: how they’re named and how they’re presented on a staff. In this chapter we’ll go beyond that by looking at how pitches can be raised and lowered, and how you can describe the differences between pitches in terms of intervals.

To make things as simple ...

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