Category: Music Intervals

Definition of Interval Inversion in Music

Interval Inversion To invert an interval means moving the lowest note an octave higher. The higher note becomes the lower and the lower note becomes the higher. Example: Let’s invert the interval: Diminished fifth: B – F The inversion is: Augmented forth: F – B When an interval is inverted: major intervals invert to minor

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What is an interval in music theory?

Music Intervals An interval is the distance between two musical notes. When learning to write music intervals, you need to know the two kinds of intervals: Generic intervals and Specific Intervals Generic Intervals (Simple Intervals) Generic intervals (or simple intervals) are the distance between two notes measured on the staff: first (prime) | second |

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