60 Answered Questions for the topic Intervals

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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

06/11/19

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

04/30/19

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

04/21/19

Is a doubly augmented seventh a compound interval?

I'm reading about the theory behind intervals, and [Wikipedia says](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interval_(music)#Compound_intervals): > A compound interval is an interval spanning more than... 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

04/15/19

Is a doubly augmented seventh a compound interval?

I'm reading about the theory behind intervals, and [Wikipedia says](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interval_(music)#Compound_intervals): > A compound interval is an interval spanning more than... more
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