Ear Training?

If it works…

…probably doesn’t hurt the voice either!

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Guess I’m deaf… Well at least I tried.

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You’ll get better fast, I bet!

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It does improve with practice. I’m no champ at ear training, but I did notice when I sing in choir my “ear” improves over the season…and then it sorta goes away a bit during off season. So, like going to the gym, you gotta keep it up. But, also like the gym, you don’t start from ground zero after a lay off.

Just keep at it, you’ll improve–and you’ll be amazed at what you can do after while.

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I’ve created a custom workout just for m3 and M3 now, and it’s just stabbing in the dark basically. I can hear the difference between the two when I play one after the other (like a C-E after a C-Eb), but when I hear a brand new one then I have no idea which one it is.

Anyway, I’ll keep doing it… Better than doing work.

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@Akos, I don’t know if you’re already doing this, but if you’re not, definitely pick a song for each interval. I use Greensleeves for the minor 3rd and Kumbaya for the major 3rd. That’s the only way I can do them. And I definitely have to sing almost every time.

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I’m not doing the song thing, but I’ll try that, thanks. (Singing is out of the question though.)

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That’s a very good advice! It gets way easier to identify intervals with well known song examples

And humming?

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I’ll need to take humming lessons first

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The singing and humming are just for you, not for an audience. I don’t know how to sing properly, but I sure know how to hum/whistle a melody and that helps me indentify the intervals

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I’m going to write the biggest hit of all time and start it with a minor 6th because all the song examples for it suck

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