Most musicians have a tendency to practice a favourite riff over and over again, or even just jam through a tune.
However, you need to practice rhythm everyday to develop your rhythm skills.
We’re very pleased to welcome the founder of Theta Music Trainer , Steve Myers!
Steve joins us to share his 5 top tips to learn to play by ear.
Chords are a very powerful tool for improvising, composing and playing by ear!
Expand your repertoire of chords by hearing Inversions of diminished and augmented triads.
Have you wished you could hear a song and instantly know what the chords are?
It is possible to learn to recognise chords by ear, and if you take the right approach you might be surprised how quickly you can start doing it.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “romantic”?
A sunset walk on the beach?
Wine and candles? Classical music history has a whole style period known as the “Romantic era.”
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One of most commonly used musical phrases is the “beat”.
But what does that really mean? Learn more about what is the beat, and how it relates to music theory.
Is rhythm a weak point for you?
Rhythm is frequently overlooked in music training. We often focus on which notes to play – and forget the importance of when we play them.
Rhythm is the gas that drives the musical engine. Having solid rhythm is crucial to being a good player.
Dive in to this free article and become a Rhythm Master!
Is this song major or minor?
Recognising major and minor keys. It’s a basic skill and one many musicians and songwriters will take for granted, without ever stopping to think about it.
Let’s take a look at how you tell the difference.
Even among seasoned musicians, the terms “timbre,” “texture,” and “tone” are frequently misunderstood and misapplied.
After all, each of these is used to describe the quality of musical sounds; how different can they really be?
No musician starts out as a rock star.
Yet sometimes, when we think about picking up that dusty guitar again or learning how to play piano as an adult, it can seem daunting.
Making music and enjoying the incredible physical, mental, and social benefits of music is an amazing and essential part of life—whether you are fourteen, forty, or sixty-four.