- Hearing more detail in music
- Understanding what you hear in music
Thinking about it in these terms, the problems that ear training solves are that:
1. You don’t hear much detail in music
To put it another way: music sounds like a bit of a blur, or a mess, to you. You may not even be aware this is the case until you do a bit of ear training and experience the alternative!
Just like a child who is short-sighted may not realise that they could see more clearly until a parent or teacher notices they’re having trouble, a musician may not realise how much musical detail they are missing out on until they hear somebody else commenting on something they simply can’t hear, or ha