Asked • 06/27/19

Confusion in naming intervals?

If I play C E G on the piano, then G acts as a perfect 5th, but if I play G C E and the lowest note (just below the C) is G, can I still call G a perfect 5th of C maj? Because the interval now between G and C is 5 semitones i.e. perfect 4th.

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Nicholas C. answered • 06/27/19

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