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# Basic Intervals p.2

...this lesson continues from basic intervals page 1.

### Perfect Fifth Interval

A perfect fifth interval is equal to 7 half-steps.

A perfect 5th is abbreviated **P5**.

A perfect fifth above C is G.

### Minor Sixth Interval

A minor sixth interval is equal to 8 half-steps.

A minor 6th is abbreviated **m6**.

A minor sixth above C is Ab.

### Major Sixth Interval

A major sixth interval is equal to 9 half-steps.

A major 6th is abbreviated **M6**.

A major sixth above C is A.

### Minor Seventh Interval

A minor seventh interval is equal to 10 half-steps.

A minor 7th is abbreviated **m7**.

A minor seventh above C is Bb.

### Major Seventh Interval

A major seventh interval is equal to 11 half-steps.

A major 7th is abbreviated **M7**.

A major seventh above C is B.

### Perfect Octave Interval

A perfect octave interval is equal to 12 half-steps.

A perfect octave is abbreviated **P8**.

A perfect octave above C is C.

There are names for intervals spanning beyond an octave. Those will be covered in a later musical intervals lesson.

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