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The Intervals Game, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Theory Challenge: The Intervals Game! You can visit Part 1 here.

Melodies are just series of intervals, so remembering which songs start with certain intervals can help you when you're learning music theory. This week we're looking at the intervals between a perfect fifth and a perfect octave. We've collected some of our favorite memorable melodies associated with these intervals here. Leave us a note in the comments with your own selections!

Perfect FifthTwinkle Twinkle Little Star


All By Myself, Celine Dion (chorus)

Minor SixthThe Entertainer, Scott Joplin (main melodic line)

"Last Midnight", from Into The Woods (Stephen Sondheim)

Major Sixth NBC Chimes

"Princess Leia's Theme", from Star Wars (John Williams)

Minor Seventh "Somewhere", from West Side Story (Leonard Bernstein)

Josie, Steely Dan

Major Seventh Theme from Superman (John Williams, 0:51)

Take On Me, a-ha (chorus)

Perfect Octave "Somewhere Over The Rai…

The Intervals Game, Part 1

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