Perfect & Augmented Fifth

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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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