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Ear Training & Aural Skills: Part 2 Intervals

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Mastering the art of learning music by ear on any instrument.

Are you a music maker, performer, composer, or aspiring songwriter looking to up your game? This is the place to start.

Ear Training and Aural Skills is the practice of learning to play music by ear, learning to notate music by ear, and learning to understand music on a deeper level just by hearing it. In this course we are going to learn techniques for listening, analyzing, and notating music (writing it down) just by listening. Perfect Pitch is not required.

Part 2 focuses on recognising intervals, using familiar melodies, identifying Major and Minor intervals and identifying Melodic and Harmonic intervals.


  • Adding in Perfect Fourths
  • Adding in Major Sixth
  • Wrap Up
    • Thanks for taking this class! The next one to follow on with Ear Training and Aural Skills is Part 3, where you can focus on Melodies.
  • Harmonic Intervals
  • The Tritone
  • The Minor 7th
  • Minor Sixths
  • Minor Thirds
  • Minor Intervals: The Minor Second
  • Working with Melodies
  • The Major Seventh
  • M2, M3, P4, and P5
  • Perfect Fourths and Perfect Fifths
  • Adding in Major Thirds
  • Identifying Major Seconds
  • Interval Tricks: List of Melodies for Reference
  • Techniques for Interval Identification
  • Getting Started
    • Welcome to this course on Ear Training and Aural Skills, where you'll focus on identifying intervals.

Taught by

Susmitha Rajan and Jason Allen


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