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Weekly Interval #8:
Ascending Minor 6th

Posted on: January 20th, 2011 by dville

This week’s guest on the Weekly Interval is the ascending Minor 6th (also known as the sharped 5th).  Play the interval. Listen to it. Spend a week with this interval, play it in different keys, and listen for the melodies of familiar songs to jump out as you practice listening to the ascending minor 6th. If you do hear the melody to a song that starts with this interval other than those listed below post it in the comments section.

 

Key of C: C-G#

Solfege Syllables: Do-Si (pronounced Doe-See)
Open 3rd string to 2nd string, 4th fret
First two notes of:
Manhã de Carnaval (Morning of Carnival) from Black Orpheus

 

One Response

  1. Alan Fox says:

    Sunrise,sunset…. Is this the little girl…
    From Fiddler on the roof

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