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Perfect Fifth Intervals

A perfect fifth interval is is the distance from any note to a note seven half-steps away either ascending or descending. It is a consonant interval.

Be sure your guitar is in tune before playing the following examples.

A Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above A is E.

Guitar tablature of A perfect fifth intervals

Bb (A#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above Bb is F.

A perfect fifth above A# is E#. Notice that E# is actually an F note. However, an F above A# is a type of sixth. Therefore, to indicate this is a perfect fifth an E# is used.

Guitar tablature of A#/Bb perfect fifth intervals

B Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above B is F#.

Note: Cb is a B. A perfect fifth above Cb is Gb.

Guitar tablature of B perfect fifth intervals

C Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above C is G.

Note: B# is a C. A perfect fifth above B# is Fx (double flat).

Guitar tablature of C perfect fifth intervals

Db (C#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above Db is Ab.

A perfect fifth above C# is G#.

Guitar tablature of C#/Db perfect fifth intervals

D Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above D is A.

Guitar tablature of D perfect fifth intervals

Eb (D#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above Eb is Bb.

A perfect fifth above D# is A#.

Guitar tablature of D#/Eb perfect fifth intervals

E Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above E is B.

Note: Fb is an E. A perfect fifth above Fb is Cb

Guitar tablature of E perfect fifth intervals

F Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above F is C.

Note: E# is a F. A perfect fifth above E# is B#

Guitar tablature of F perfect fifth intervals

F# (Gb) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above F# is C#.

A perfect fifth above Gb is Db.

Guitar tablature of F#/Gb perfect fifth intervals

G Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above G is D.

Guitar tablature of G perfect fifth intervals

Ab (G#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth above Ab is Eb.

A perfect fifth above G# is D#.

Guitar tablature of G#/Ab perfect fifth intervals

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