Interval Pieces on the Piano Keyboard

Interval pieces on the piano keyboard are a great place to begin learning to read music.
View the piano video tutorial below and get an overview on how to read music by interval.



Music  Intervals are defined as distances between notes on the music staff which allow us to read music. The primary names of music intervals on any musical instrument  may include the Unison (or U),  2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and Octave.

<img src="http://www.adultpianolesson.com/2010/08/music-intervals-on-the-piano-or-keyboard" height="89" width="274" alt="Interval Pieces on the Piano Keyboard" title="Interval Pieces on the Piano Keyboard"/>The first note on the music staff above is the letter F.  The letter U stands for “unison” which means there is only one note.

The 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8ve (or octave) are the primary music intervals that you need to be familiar with.

For free easy piano sheet music teaching you more about music intervals and reading music

Interval Pieces on the Piano Keyboard

Read about the distances between the notes as you progress through a string of notes or measure in piano music.  Use this short list below for quick reference:

Music Interval of a 2nd.  Move from one white key to the very next white key (example:  from C to D)

Music Interval of a 3rd.  Skip a key and place your finger on the 3rd white key (example:  from C to E)

Music Interval of a 4th.  Skip two keys and place your finger on the 4th white key (example:  from C to F)

Music Interval of a 5th.  Skip three keys and place your finger on the 5th white key (example:  from C to G)

Read Music

Now that you are aware of the basic music intervals on the music staff it is time to begin the fun and easy learning process of learning to read music.

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