We talk to Piano Cub’s David Asher Brown about how to maintain a strong commitment to your musical practice – especially in self-directed learning!
There are many ways that keyboard (or piano) players wish to train their ears. With ten fingers there are complex relative pitch challenges in playing by ear, improvising and writing music for keyboard, and rhythm needs to be tight to whether you’re playing solo or accompanying other musicians.
Keyboard Ear Training at Musical U
Inside Musical U you’ll find a set of ear training modules for piano/keyboard which help with four major areas: Playing Melodies By Ear, Playing Chords By Ear, Improvising Melodies and Improvising Accompaniments.
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