Saturday, February 06, 2010

Points of Reference for Relative Pitch

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_pitch
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Songs with Intervals of Reference for Relative Pitch
+ Octave: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
+ Major 7th: (Up an octave, down half step) (?)
+ Minor 7th: Star Trek Theme, Somewhere
+ Major 6th: Jingle Bells, Inchworm, NBC
+ Minor 6th: The Entertainer
+ Perfect 5th: Star Wars
+ Augmented 4th/Diminished 5th: Maria, The Simpsons
+ Perfect 4th: Here Comes the Bride, Oh Christmas Tree
+ Major 3rd: Oh When the Saints
+ Minor 3rd: Greensleeves, Beverly Hills Cop
+ Major 2nd: Yankee Doodle, Happy Birthday
+ Minor 2nd: Jaws
UNISON
- Minor 2nd: Joy to the World, Stella by Starlight
- Major 2nd: Mary had a Little Lamb, Salt Peanuts
- Minor 3rd: Girl from Impanema, Death March, Beethoven's 5th
- Major 3rd: Doorbell (Ding-Dong), Good Night Ladies
- Perfect 4th: End of Frere Jacques (Ding Dong Ding), Shave and a Haircut
- Augmented 4th/Diminished 5th: ?
- Perfect 5th: Feelings, It Don't Mean a Thing
- Minor 6th: You Must Take the A Train
- Major 6th: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
- Minor 7th: Something Wonderful

After typing this out from an old sheet of paper from high school, I found this much more useful webpage: http://www.trainear.com/Interval_Song_Associations_Interval_Songs_Song_Hints_23_2009.php

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