Topic: Intonation

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January 25, 2023
Pitch Perfect

Move the same finger from the same place on one string to the same place on the next (and the next, and the next!), to create a series of Perfect Fifth intervals.

Watch how your fingers become more curved as you move away from the G String and towards the E String (and vice versa). This can create a tendency to play flat on the way up, and sharp on the way down... so listen carefully, and don't let that happen!

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January 25, 2023
Go The Distance

Familiarise yourself with intervals in 1st position, starting first on open strings, then starting one octave higher. Try singing the intervals too!

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January 25, 2023
Intonation Exercises - 1st-7th Position

For a happy marriage of aural and muscle memories, keep the first finger down and learn the distances to the other notes within the hand ‘frame'.

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May 26, 2022
Opposites Attract

Are you a major or a minor? A perfect or an augmented? Find out if opposites really do attract in this excellent exercise … a great way to improve your intonation!

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