This is how to identify musical intervals perfectly, every single time

25 August 2016, 10:07

music theory intervals

This video will take you through each interval of the scale using a very smart method of… yes, pop songs and film scores that happen to feature those intervals. Works perfectly, though.

This YouTuber has come up with a failsafe way of making sure you know your musical intervals. No matter if it’s a minor second or a major seventh, he’s got a solution.

Basically, he lists a memorable selection of pop songs and film music that happen to have the correct intervals for every degree of the musical scale. It’s very clever, and very funny. (There’s also one use of strong language, should that be an issue…)

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