HOW TO PLAY ANY SONG BY EAR - the basics
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HOW TO PLAY ANY SONG BY EAR - the basics

Finding and playing your favorite melodies
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Created by Michael Emenau
Last updated 3/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 19 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The names of the notes on a keyboard
  • How to find notes on an instrument using their ears
  • How to tell between high and low notes
  • Techniques for listening to a song to help discover the melody
  • How to play a song in different keys
Requirements
  • It helps to have a smart phone but not necessary
  • a piano or electronic keyboard is prefered, but any musical instrument will work
Description


  • Follow the step-by-step process to learn the melody of any song

  • Discover techniques for pitch recognition

  • Internalize your sense of melody

  • Connect your voice and ears to find notes on any instrument

  • Learn how to find and play a melody by ear

  • Discover octaves and their function

  • Learn and play popular songs without reading music

  • Introduction to playing songs in different keys

  • This course is a taken from a section of my course "Play Music by Ear- From Beginner to Fluency"

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner musicans who wish to play music by ear
  • Any musicans who have learned in a formal education setting where the primary method was reading music
Course content
Expand 18 lectures 01:50:14
+ Introduction
18 lectures 01:50:14

What is pitch... well let me tell you...

Preview 03:12

We will listen and sing a note, then use techniques to find the note on the piano

Lesson #2 - Find a note, sing a note
03:47

We will use a digital tuner to help find notes

Lesson #3 - How to use a tuner
04:02

How to discern a high and low note

Lesson #4 - High - Low
01:53
Lesson #5 - High - Low test
05:10
Lesson #6 - High - Low test supplemental
03:23
Lesson #7 - Naming the notes
08:42
Lesson #8 - What is an Octave?
03:37
Lesson #9 - High - Low - Octave - Same test
04:48
Melody #12 - Low - Medium - High test
06:48
Lesson #13 - Find three notes
07:14
Lesson #14 - Twinkle Twinkle by ear
08:59
Lesson #15 - What is a Key?
04:46
Lesson #16 - Twinkle Twinkle in other keys
14:40
Lesson #17 - Mary Had a Little Ear
07:30
Lesson #18 - Happy Birthday to....
08:01