To be a complete musician, you must train your ears and listening ability as well as your singing voice. Now that you know what intervals are, it's time to get familiar with the different types of intervals and what they sound like. This helps your ear learn the relationships between two notes at in any key. Lari helps you internalize these interval sounds, and shares some great memorization techniques to remember them with.
- The next interval is a minor six.…One, two, three, four, five, six flat,…so this would be a six in the key of C,…one, two, three, four, five, six,…but we're down a half step.…That's a minor sixth from the C to the E-flat.…Let's listen to that again.…
♫ Go Down Moses…Go Down Moses.…It's got a nice, dark scary movie sound.…That's a minor sixth.…Now, a major sixth, which is a half step above that,…the next half step up interval...…
I don't know if any of you have heard the NBC logo…from years back.…That's a major sixth.…Sing a major sixth.…♫ Dashing through the snow…that's the beginning of, what is that, jingle bells?…♫ Dashing through the snow…that's a major sixth, and My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean,…♫ My Bonnie lies over the ocean…that's a major sixth.…
This is a minor seventh interval, our next interval,…that's a C, half step up from the major sixth,…six, a half step up from that,…this is called a minor seventh.…Another great song from West Side Story,…♫ There's a place for us…The song, Somewhere, that begins with a minor…
Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
- Understanding scales, chords, and intervals
- Range and register
- Ear training
- Warming up your voice and body
- Building a warm-up routine
- Using yoga for the practice and performance of singing
- Shaping your vocal sound