Feel free to give Absolute Pitch a try, but whether AP is your bag or not, you absolutely must invest your precious time and energy understanding and developing Relative Pitch... Why? Because Relative Pitch it is the way that the overwhelming majority of we humans hear and enjoy music! Solfege or Interval Ear Training? This is a … Continue reading Ear Training Recommendations
The long short answer is "It depends" and requires some explanation... The honest answer for 99.99% of the population is an emphatic NO! To that end, I will share five first-hand experiences: Experience #1: I bought and tried “the” perfect pitch course. Despite a diligent, open-minded effort on my part, it did not work for me. … Continue reading Ear Training: Can You Learn Absolute Pitch?
A short introduction to Absolute Pitch and Relative Pitch... Absolute Pitch (AP), often called perfect pitch, is the ability to identify a pitch in the absence of any other tonal points of reference. For example, C will always be perceived as C and Eb as Eb, no matter what piece you are playing or what … Continue reading Ear Training Absolute Versus Relative Pitch
Aural Comprehension is the process of integrating the way we think about the music (theory) with the way we experience (hear & feel) the music…