How To: Play basic intervals on the lyre

Play basic intervals on the lyre

This lesson teaches some basics on how to set up the bridge, and a few technical exercises on how to play basic intervals on the lyre. I have tuned the lyre to the melodic minor mode, as the intervals here are much more simple and therefore easier to understand, than the much more exotic Eastern-sounding modes which the lyre can also be tuned to (eg the "Ahava Raba" mode, as discussed in previous lessons).

In the melodic minor tuning, the lyre is tuned, bottom string to top -

DE(tonic)F#GABCDE(tonic)F#

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