Intervals

The term interval means the distance between two notes. In just temperament (in contrary to equal temperament) the frequencies have whole-number relations.

octave2:1
major seventh15:8
minor seventh9:5
major sixth5:3
minor sixth8:5
fifth3:2
diminished fifth64:45
augmented fourth45:32
fourth4.3
major third5:4
minor third6:5
major second9:8
minor second16:15
Last updated 29.12.2019