Perfect intervals

In your Perfect Intervals section it says:

If an interval is a unison ...... it is called a perfect interval both notes in a perfect interval are in the major scale

Then at the bottom of the section it says:

A unison .... or octave can never be the major scale.

I find that confusing.



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Feb 02, 2017
Perfect Intervals
by: Simon

Hi Barry,

I've just read through that and I can see how it could be confusing! Sorry about that.

I have changed the paragraph to say that a unison, 4th, 5th, or 8th (octave) can never be labelled as major or minor (even though they are in the major scale.)

So, for example, even though C - F is in the major scale it will always be called a Perfect 4th - never a Major 4th.

Hope this clears things up.


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