If you can recognise intervals the next step is to write down the notes you hear. Work through these easy, medium and hard transcription exercises.
Can you transcribe music by ear? Use the solfa framework taught in this series and you’ll be able to easily write down music just like in this example.
Work through these exercises to be able to transcribe short melodies using the notes of the pentatonic scale and solfa syllables you have internalised.
Knowing the key can save you a lot of head-scratching when transcribing music. Here are some tricks to quickly find the key of a song by ear.
Transcription takes time. Follow these tips for transcribing bass and chords to speed up the process and amaze yourself with your transcribing abilities.
Transcription can be intimidating, especially for longer pieces of music. Recognizing musical patterns, and technology make the job much faster and easier.
Transcription, the art of writing down the music we hear, combines every aspect of ear training. Learn how to start and the best tech tools to help you out.
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.
Transcribing a song by ear can seem like an overwhelming process at first but taking a more structured approach like this makes the whole process much easier.
Working out tunes by ear (“melodic dictation”) doesn’t need to be difficult or scary. These tips will help you conquer your fears and master melodic dictation.