Christopher Sutton

Christopher Sutton

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362 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Learning to Recognize ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Hi Sanjaya,

The best approach is to get solid on major and minor third intervals first. If you can distinguish those in their harmonic form, you should find it quite easy to distinguish major and minor triad chords.

Hope that helps!

362 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Learning to Recognize ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Hi Melissa,

Thanks for the Ear Expansion feedback. We're actually working on a new online ear training ( http://www.easyeartraining.com/ear-trainer/ ) which features more in-depth interval recognition practice like our RelativePitch iOS app.

I'll make sure you're added to our early access mailing list for it!

Best,

Christopher

366 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Introduction To Freque... · 2 replies · +1 points

Hi Adriane,

Unfortunately there are a few different octave numbering systems which can refer to middle C as C3, C4 or even C5!

Middle C is always 261.63 Hertz, MIDI note 60 - but the octave number is open to debate... There's a nice explanation of part of this issue here: http://www.arlington.plus.com/sub-pages/midi%20no...

Sorry for any confusion caused!

367 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Ear Expansion: Interva... · 0 replies · +2 points

You're very welcome! Regular practice is important for ear training, but it's more important that you fit it in with the rest of your life so that it's sustainable in the long term. Much better to come back to a module later on when it's convenient than lose momentum altogether. Keep up the good work!

368 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Music & Life: Musical ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Hi Emma,

Thank you for letting us know! Please try http://www.brainin.org/Method/index_en.html instead. We've updated this link in the article - thanks!

368 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Ear Expansion: Tempo ... · 0 replies · +1 points

I think you hit the nail on the head there, Vanessa - becoming *conscious* of tempo and paying careful attention to your own sense of the beat is the key lesson here.

368 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Ear Expansion: Scales ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Good to hear, thanks Vanessa! Scales often a tricky subject to get students enthused about... Hopefully focusing on the sounds rather than the theory helps.

369 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Ear Expansion: Chord P... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thanks, Vanessa, glad you enjoyed it!

369 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - Ear Expansion: Pitch ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thanks for checking that. We'll look into it!

Has anybody else encountered this issue?

369 weeks ago @ Easy Ear Training - How to Learn Intervals · 0 replies · +1 points

Hi Melissa,

Great! It's always worth exploring a few different approaches to learning something in ear training, as different methods work better for different musicians. You may also find that one method (e.g. reference songs) is a good way to start out, but then you transition to another when your skills become more advanced.

Keep up the good work!