Vocal coach Meghan Nixon explains how ear training, musicianship, and “singing smart” go hand in hand, and shares her framework for hitting the right notes.
Solfa (also known as “solfeggio” or “solfège”) is the “do re mi” system of naming notes. Although it is often associated with children, solfa is a powerful tool that can be hugely valuable to any musician by allowing you to recognise notes easily by ear.
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Solfa is the do-re-mi system of naming notes and it’s a powerful way for any musician to learn to recognise notes and chords by ear. Learn more here.
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The tonic rules, or does it? Sometimes, even when we know the tonic the notes don’t “fit”. Key changes, alien notes, and modes may be behind the madness.
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The tonic gives us the key and chords of a song for playing by ear, solfa, and transcription. But what happens when the actual notes in the song don’t fit?
Solfa comes alive when you apply it to hearing real music. Soon you will see how quickly you will be able to play by ear and transcribe what you’re hearing.