# Perfect Fifth Intervals

# 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**.

## 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.

## 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.*

## 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). *

## Db (C#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **Db** is **Ab**.

A perfect fifth *above* **C#** is **G#**.

## D Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **D** is **A**.

## Eb (D#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **Eb** is **Bb**.

A perfect fifth *above* **D#** is **A#**.

## 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*

## 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#*

## F# (Gb) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **F#** is **C#**.

A perfect fifth *above* **Gb** is **Db**.

## G Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **G** is **D**.

## Ab (G#) Perfect Fifth Interval on the Guitar

A perfect fifth *above* **Ab** is **Eb**.

A perfect fifth *above* **G#** is **D#**.