Play By Ear # 7: 7 Easy Steps to Play By Ear with Simplified Music Notation

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6 Videos (14m)
    • Play by Ear # 7: 7 Easy Steps to Play Songs by Ear

      2:01
    • Kum Ba Yah - Have Fun Doing the Assignment

      4:05
    • Analyzing the Tones in Kum Ba Yah

      2:56
    • Kum Ba Yah in Simplified Music Notation

      2:22
    • Answer to Mary Had A Little Lamb

      1:44
    • Thank you & Practice More In Play by Ear # 8

      0:46

About This Class

Here in this Class you will learn the 7 Easy Steps to Play Songs By Ear:

  1. Get the tune into your head
  2. I will give you the first few tones of the song
  3. Pick out the melody of the tune using the 7 tones
  4. Make sure last tone ends on 1
  5. Write the 7 scale tones out in music sentences
  6. Put in Bar lines – 3/4 or 4/4 ?
  7. Play the song by ear with lyrics

I will do the DEMO from beginning to end using the song Kum Ba Yah.

Follow along so that you can apply this to any songs you want to play by ear.

Enroll and I will see you inside,

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Rosa Suen ♫

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Rosa Suen is  an Entrepreneur in Amazon Kindle & Doing Small Home Business.   She has been coaching many students in the Amazon Kindle Publishing as well as helping instructors to create their Online Schools. 

Rosa is also a Music Teacher & Church Pianist for over 30 years. She is the head of the Music Department in her local church & conducts various workshops that teach people music theory & how to play piano.  Rosa has started teaching music & piano online since 2009.  During these 8 years, she has attracted more than 10,000 music student followers.

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Many people at church have asked Rosa to teach them to play piano. As a result of her passion in playing piano, she started developing piano courses initially for church pianists online since 2008. The piano courses are very unique because she was finally willing to share her Unique Piano Method: Color Chord Improvisation Method known as CCI. The CCI method works for all types of music: Gospel, Pop and Standards.

This Piano Method is easy, fun and creative that you learn to play piano not only from music score sheets, but to play chords from fake books and eventually to play by ear. Students all over the world have requested for courses to teach them play standards and popular songs. As a result she developed 3 Great Reharmonization Method courses for them to play from fake books and play by ear. The Dreamy Piano Techniques courses, especially the one on Autumn Leaves is her students favorite. She has a piano website at Learn Piano With Rosa where she continues to offer new courses to her students. She also holds piano workshops for her local students and train church pianists.

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