Interval recognition is a powerful musical skill but it can be challenging to learn, especially at the beginning.

Here are our three top tips for learning intervals:

1. Start small!

Don’t try to learn all the types of interval at once. It’s far better to focus on a small set (e.g. just major and minor thirds, or perfect fourths and perfect fifths) and get solid on those before trying more.

You’ll find a range of other tips in these two articles:

The tips about singing and about using reference song