HOW TO PRACTICE MUSIC WITHOUT YOUR INSTRUMENT (Everyday Ear Training #1)

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Everyday Ear Training is about evidencing you just how much they are able to rule music when you’re away from your tool. So most of the great musicians of all time, they don’t only tradition music when they’re at their tool, in fact most of their practise is done in their daily lives particularly by ear practise, and rewriting music by ear- Julian Bradley now from the Jazz Tutorial YouTube channel. And I just wanted to announce the beginning of a new video serial I’m starting, which is called Daily Ear Training. And I’m gonna be announcing this on YouTube. This is gonna be a different mode of video to the normal videos which I affix, and actually this is really good timing for me to do so, because I’m actually just going on a artery tour across America, going from Southern California all the behavior east to Oklahoma.

I’m gonna be stopping at some beautiful lieu like this right now, I’m in Zion National Park, and I studied this would be as good a duration as any to rehearse announcing some new type of content.( mellow synthesizer music) Okay, so we’re just about to leave Zion. We’re just about to get breakfast, but before we do I just wanted to say that I can hear some music playing, that I can sounds Billie Jean. I don’t know if it picks up on the microphone. But of course I’m transcribing the bass pipeline to start with. C, G, B-flat, C B-flat, G, F, G, C G, B-flat, C B-flat, G, F, G So I’m rewriting it as though it’s in C child, actually it’s in the Dorian mode, so it’s C Dorian mode.

( “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson) So that’s my morning practice out of the mode. I’m sure there’ll be many more opportunities today for me to transcribe songs, generally I do about 15 sungs a epoch. So that’s it for me , now we’re gonna go to Salt Lake City. I’ll see you there.( upbeat techno music) So I’m just now at Bryce Canyon. This is a place announced Inspiration Point.( upbeat techno music) Now one of my favorite homes to practice ear grooming is when I’m driving, on the road leading, listening to music.

This is a perfect opportunity to practice transcribing lyrics by ear. You don’t need your instrument to practise taping. In happening, it’s better when you do it away from your gauge, because then you’re focused to actually contemplate and improve your ear rather than relying on your gauge. So that’s the way I like to practice ear educate is away from my device. Those are always locations where the biggest breakthroughs happen, when you don’t have your organ right there to give you an instant rebut, and in fact you actually have to use your hearing and your ability to actually think it through.

So driving, that’s one of my favorite homes to practice ear training courses and that’s what I’ve been doing on this road jaunt. So the commission has been a usual day for me. I’ve transcribed about 15 ballads by ear. I’ll do the same thing tomorrow, the same stuff the next day, that’s my favorite acces to rehearse music.( mellowed synthesizer music) Okay, so I’m just doing some transcribing at Chipotle. As they are able to discover, there’s a melody playing. There’s some interludes going on. G, G, G, G, G, G, G C, C So I’m taping this song as though it’s in C child. I don’t actually know what key it’s in. It doesn’t matter what key it’s in. But if I listen to this as though it’s in C adolescent, I can hear this riff. Starts on G fifth, goes down to the beginning C, and then jumps up an octave to the seed again, who the hell is C.( piano music) And as far as the chords are pertained, it’s just a C-minor chord being sustained.

Okay, so a brand-new song’s come on. It’s in another key, but I’m just gonna rewrites it as though it’s in C child again.( faint radio music) So I’m hearing the major one chord, that it was important to E-flat major, the one chord of the relative major scale of C child. So that’s how you transcribe in C minor every time. If it’s in the major key, then you exactly transcribe in E-flat major, which is the related major of C adolescent.( faint radio music) So I can discover the two chords are E-flat major, and C minor. So like the one chord of the major key, and then the one chord of the relative minor key. So in the bass word they are able to hear C, C E-flat, E-flat C, C And those two bass notes would indicate an E-flat major chord, and then a C-minor chord, because the bass path nearly always frisks the root of the chord.

And again, I don’t know what key this song actually is in. I’m just taping it as though it’s in C child. For all I know, it could be any of the 12 keys. It doesn’t matter, but if I represent this at the piano later then I’ll play it in C-minor.( piano music)( mellowed techno music) Okay, so I had a good day today in Salt Lake City. We did some transcribing at Chipotle for lunch.

Transcribed about five anthems. Then I listened to some music while I was driving. Transcribed another eight ballads I’d enunciate. And that’s about it for today. It’s get somewhat belatedly so I’m gonna go join my family for the evening, and I’ll see you again tomorrow. And if you’d like more information on ear training, you can go to themusicalear.com. It’s my website. There’s a ton of free message. You can go through my free video line on ear grooming which shows you how to practice ear developing the right way, and how not to practice ear training.

You can also sign up for ear teach email gratuities from me. These will be weekly emails which challenge you to transcribe songs by ear, and of course if you’d like to make my terminated flagship trend in ear training which is the Musical Ear course, they are able to sign up for the wait listing at themusicalear.com, and I’ll notify you by email when I next open enrollment. So that’s it from me. Thanks for watching, and I’ll see you in the following session of Everyday Ear Training.( mellow techno music)( light-headed jazz forte-piano music ).

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