M1 – Half and Whole Steps Visual


Translatable Verbal Script:

Moving up or down one key changes the pitch a half step; white to black, black to white, and E to F, and B to C.
When moving from white to white or black to black, with a key in between, you’re moving a whole step. Although B and C, and E and F are considered half steps, they represent a full note change on the staff.
Here’s how we’ll represent whole steps and half steps.
Half step, C to S sharp or D flat. Whole step, C to D.
Half step, C sharp or D flat to D. Whole step, C sharp or D flat to D sharp or E flat.

Half step, D to D sharp or E flat. Whole step, D to E.
Half step, D sharp or E flat to E. Whole Step, D sharp or E flat to F.

Half step, E to F. Whole step, E to F sharp or G flat,
Half step, F to F sharp or G flat. Whole step, F to G.

Half step, F sharp or G flat to G. Whole step, F sharp or G flat to G sharp or A flat.
Half step, G to G sharp or A flat. Whole step, G to A.

Half step, G sharp or A flat to A. Whole step, G sharp or A flat to B flat.
Half step, A to A sharp or B flat. Whole step, A to B.

Half step, A sharp or B flat to B. Whole step, A sharp or B flat to C.
Half step, B to C. Whole step, B to C sharp or D flat.

Closing:
Thank you for watching.
Be sure to like, subscribe and share this video if you found it helpful.
Visit our website for content, tips and products.
And as always, practice. But make sure it’s fun.