Perfect & Augmented Fifth


Perfect & Augmented Fifth

“Whisper Not” written by saxophonist Benny Golson is the perfect example to introduce to the fifth. Check out the two very first notes, C to G.



Ascending from C to G




Descending from E to A



Augmented Fifth-Minor Sixth


Paul Desmond exemplifies well the Minor Sixth interval, Right at the start of “Black Orpheus”. He is playing D to Bb.


C to Ab Ascending



Db to F Descending



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