An Introduction To Intervals

An Introduction To Intervals

Intervals are a fundamental concept that will help every element of your playing. Learn all about them here


An Introduction To Intervals

If you want to improve your knowledge of music theory as it applies to the guitar, then learning intervals is one of the best places to start.

Intervals are a fundamental part of Western music. When you learn them, you will develop a much deeper understanding of what you are playing. This will improve every element of your guitar playing, and make you a better and more skilled musician.

When you learn intervals and how they work, you will understand how scales and chords are formed. You will appreciate why different notes played either together or separately create different sound and feels.

In turn this will empower you to target (and also avoid) certain note groupings when soloing or creating chords.

So, if you want to deepen your understanding of music whilst dramatically improving as a player, let’s get started!

What you will learn:


To begin, we will define what intervals are and why understanding them is fundamental to your development as a guitarist


Here you will learn all of the different intervals that exist, and how they line up and compare with some of the theory with which you are likely to already know


Moving on, we will start looking practically at how you can find these intervals in different sections across your fretboard


All intervals function differently and create a different sound and feel. In this lesson you will learn about these differences and why they matter


Now that you understand interval qualities, we can look at how to use this information practically to create scales


As in the previous lesson, we will look at how intervals are used to create chords with different tonalities and qualities


In the penultimate lesson, you will learn how to target different intervals when improvising to create beautiful blues licks in a range of different musical contexts


In the final lesson of this course, we will tie up a final piece of theory, which will deepen your understanding of intervals and music more generally 

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