Play By Ear # 8: Song Practices using Simplified Music Notations

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13 Videos (23m)
    • Play By Ear # 8: Practice playing 8 Songs By Ear

      1:56
    • Lullaby in Simplified Music Notation

      3:29
    • Happy Birthday Song

      2:21
    • Clementine

      2:11
    • O Christmas Tree

      2:13
    • O Christmas Tree Demo

      1:13
    • Jingle Bells

      2:34
    • Jingle Bells Demo

      0:53
    • We Wish You A Merry Christmas

      1:28
    • Silent Night

      1:19
    • Away In A Manger

      1:00
    • Away In A Manger Demo

      1:20
    • Thank you & Have Fun!

      0:46

About This Class

To Become Good at Playing Songs by Ear, you need to have lots of practices.

We will follow the 7 Easy Steps to Play 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 apply the 7 Steps to these 7 Songs:

The answers are all in the Videos. 

To test your ability: Do the 7 Steps before you watch EACH Song Video.

1.  Lullaby

2.  Happy Birthday

3.  Clementine

4.  O Christmas Tree

5.  Jingle Bells

6.  We Wish You A Merry Christmas

7.  Silent Night

8.  Away in a Manger

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