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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