Originally a tool to help students with music theory, Bob Habersat and Paul Levy have built The Shed into a fantastic resource for all music learners.
Is there an ear training course in your future? Don’t go there without being prepared! Just Another Flutist gives five tips on how to be ready for class.
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.
Did you know that solfa can be used to recognise different types of chord? Here is how to practice this useful skill, with step by step exercises you can do.
ChristineP will inspire you with her Musical U journey and her steady progress, transforming her learning and expression with the inner musical skills.
Explore how to use the pentatonic scale and solfa as the basis for your sung improvisation. This exercise will help you internalise the solfa syllables.
Minor songs sound rich and exotic but listen to the bass and it all falls into place. Learn for yourself how to identify minor chord progressions by ear.
Using Solfa hand signals can help you better understand the relationship between pitch and notes in the music you sing. Give it a try and have a little fun!
Finding the tonic note is the first step to transcribing or transposing the music you hear using solfege. Discover how to do it with these simple steps.
Spoken solfeggio as developed by Ettore Pozzoli is an effective way to learn the instinct for solfa syllables, helping you to transcribe and sight-sing.
Learn how to find the tonic of any piece of music and practice with these well-known popular songs and classical pieces in part two of this tutorial.