Singing Intervals

For Dark Blue, you need to know about musical intervals. There are some pages in your workbooks to teach you about them. Here you can listen to the intervals covered so far, and have a go at singing them. Being able to sing these intervals is one of the targets you need to achieve to get your Dark Blue medal.


Pieces which begin with a minor third include:

  • Greensleeves (Alas my love…)
  • Dyson’s Magnificat in C minor

Pieces which begin with a major third include:

  • Once in royal David’s city
  • While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Pieces which begin with a perfect fourth include:
  • Away in a manger
  • O little town of Bethlehem

Pieces which have a perfect fifth include:
  • Twinkle, twinkle little star

Pieces which begin with an octave include:

  • Chestnuts roasting on an open fire