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56 Answered Questions for the topic Intervals

Intervals Calculus Physics

08/29/19

How do you find the integral of a linear line?

The equation given is y=1.1x with the domain: [0,13] and range: [0,12.9]
Intervals Composition Theory

07/04/19

Are doubly augmented and doubly diminished intervals practical?

In music theory when naming intervals, a lowered diminished interval is a doubly diminished interval (dd) and a raised augmented interval is a doubly augmented interval (AA). One example is a... more

07/01/19

Is there a simple way to transpose a song from one key to another? What is the methodology?

What is a simple way to accomplish transposing a song from one key to another key?In other words if I am looking at a song written in the key of C and can't sing it in that key and I want to... more
Intervals Math Calculus

06/30/19

Find the price elasticity of demand for the demand function at the indicated x-value?

Demand function: p=700-3x Quantity Demanded: x=15(a) Find the price elasticity of demand for the demand function at the indicated x-value.(b) Identify the intervals of elasticity and inelastcity
Intervals Composition Theory

06/29/19

Why have I never found any music written in the key of C Sharp Major?

Music is written in almost every key that corresponds to every note that is on my piano keyboard. There is clearly a C Sharp (black key right of C) on my piano keyboard but I don't recall ever... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/27/19

Etymology of word "Octave"?

How come the etymology of the word octave is related to the number *eight*, when the numbers that you would associate with the meaning of the word are either two – doubling of the frequency – , or... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

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... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/27/19

Melody And Intervals?

How do composers think about intervals like minor, major,etc to compose melody? Eg I know playing major third will invoke happy mood....that is if we play C and then E creates happier... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/26/19

Is there a formal term for the "WWHW" and "WHWW" ordering of intervals in a perfect 5th?

The reason for my question is that I'm developing a simpler way, using one's fingers instead of the music staff to introduce basic theory to non-musicians. It's called "THE Music Theory" - "THE"... more

06/24/19

Is there a simple way to transpose a song from one key to another? What is the methodology?

What is a simple way to accomplish transposing a song from one key to another key? In other words if I am looking at a song written in the key of C and can't sing it in that key and I want to... more
Intervals Composition Theory

06/21/19

Why have I never found any music written in the key of C Sharp Major?

Music is written in almost every key that corresponds to every note that is on my piano keyboard. There is clearly a C Sharp (black key right of C) on my piano keyboard but I don't recall ever... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/19/19

How does one measure the interval between two pitches?

What is the procedure for measuring the interval between two pitches? How do I know if something is a fifth, sixth, or something else? Why, for instance, is C to D a second even though we only go... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/13/19

Harmonic/Melodic Minor in Keys?

How does one find the key to a scale like harmonic minor, or is out of key?

06/10/19

Is interval always related to a scale?

Is music interval always a concept in terms of scales and do we always have to take the first note as tonic? What would be the interval between D note and E note in C major scale?
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/05/19

Does the bass note in a "slash" chord really have an associated interval?

I have a question about "slash" chords. Look at the chord E/G: <pre> E G♯ B G 1 3 5 ? </pre> G is the minor 3rd interval (♭3) in the key of E. However, I would have thought by... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

06/04/19

Statistics about the frequency of different type of intervals?

Do you know if any statistics about the frequency of different type of intervals in music (of a certain period or by a specific composer) exist? For instance, suppose you have this piece of music... more
Intervals Music Theory Theory

05/31/19

Why do notes have multiple names?

I've seen the same note called different names for example the note F# can also be written as Gb. Why is this the case and are there times to use one name over another?
Intervals Music Theory Theory

05/28/19

Perfect fourth is dissonant when there's no note below it?

According to Walter Piston's Harmony book, a perfect fourth is dissonant if there's no tone below its lower tone, while it's consonant if there's a third or a perfect fifth below the interval. In... more
Intervals Composition Theory

05/21/19

Are doubly augmented and doubly diminished intervals practical?

In music theory when naming intervals, a lowered diminished interval is a doubly diminished interval (dd) and a raised augmented interval is a doubly augmented interval (AA). One example is a... more

04/19/19

Term for distinguishing dim/perfect/aug intervals from dim/min/maj/aug ones?

There are two types of intervals, distinguished by their possible qualities: - Unisons, fourths, fifths, and octaves (and their compound variants) may be of perfect or (multiply)... more

04/07/19

Classification of 9th, 11th, and 13th intervals by consonance and dissonance?

An interval is classified by its consonance or dissonance: as an open consonance (unison, perfect fifth, octave), a soft consonance (major and minor third and sixth), mild dissonance (major second... more

04/01/19

What is so special about the devil's interval?

I'm interested in learning more of the Devil's interval, how it originated, some of its uses and what exactly about the interval of a diminished fifth makes it sound ominous?
Intervals Music Theory Theory

03/19/19

Shouldn't all music intervals have five names?

Shouldn't technically all intervals have five names? (Maybe with few exceptions where it goes below zero semitones but still I can't see why it can't go below zero semitone when it can be... more

03/18/19

Term for distinguishing dim/perfect/aug intervals from dim/min/maj/aug ones?

There are two types of intervals, distinguished by their possible qualities: - Unisons, fourths, fifths, and octaves (and their compound variants) may be of perfect or (multiply)... more
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