Advice 1: How to determine a musical ear

Musical ear is a unique human ability to perceive absolute and relative pitch and the timbre of its source and other characteristics. In some cases, musicians have bad speech hearing (not too quiet to distinguish the words) which perfectly define sounding step, and can repeat it. To determine the presence of a musical earand a person can any musician.
How to determine a musical ear
Instruction
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The first rule of music education States that: no people with no musical ear. But there are people in which the ear and the voice is not coordinated. In other words, the musician is different from the layman's ability to not only identify the pitch, but to repeat the sound. However, as a natural Deposit, this ability is observed in people far from music.
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Ask a friend musician to play at random a few notes. Each of them repeat as accurately as possible. To name notes optional – accurate intonation already speaks volumes.
If you were not able to repeat any sound, do not despair, there are two explanations. First, the musician could play for you in the uncomfortable tessitura. Surprisingly, people with no musical experience bad detects sounds beyond their vocal abilities. Too high or too low the sound, you can't even sing an octave above or below – this requires a special skill.
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If a musician played the sounds within your range, but you failed to reproduce, despair is not worth it. Musical hearing you have, but not yet coordinated with voice. The problem is solved due to the special exercises.
A developed musical earand early training – useful bonus, but not a prerequisite.
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The ability to determine not only height, but the musical symbol of sound due to the presence of the so-called absolute hearing. To possess this ability, the musician is not required, but there are two points of view on the question of who can develop this hearing.
The owners of absolute musical hearingand to some extent more difficult than less hearing colleagues, where the average musician can hear the full chord of a particular color, there is "absolutise be seen as only a set of unrelated sounds. Only after a few lessons of solfeggio music tones gain in the eyes and ears of the musician sistematizirovannoe and orderliness.
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According to the first view, the absolute musical hearing characteristic of the units of the musicians. Only a few can hear the sound to say: "it's up to, and this mi". Others can only strive for perfection.
Other musicians, including practicing teachers, insist that absolute hearing can develop any man would desire.

Advice 2: How to develop a musical ear yourself?

Not everyone is given by nature pleasant voice and perfect pitch. But that's no reason to put on a cross as a "non-musical" person, because there are effective ways to develop the musical ear.
How to develop a musical ear yourself?
Instruction
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Singing scales.
With the help of a musical instrument play "to" - "re" - "mi" - "FA" - "Sol" - "La" - "si", then sing by yourself, trying as best as possible to reproduce the sounds. Play the range from top to bottom and as well repeat. This exercise should be done at least 30 times in one sitting to the ear and the voice is better felt and remembered the height and the sound of each note.
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Echo.
This exercise is similar to the first, but again we need not range, but absolutely any tune. Just turn on your favorite song, and at intervals press the "stop" and propevia passage aloud.
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The study of musical notation.
No harm will be familiar with at least the basics of music theory to memorize key concepts to grasp in principle. It will make the sounds more meaningful and will contribute to the development of hearing.
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Singing intervals.
The ability to sing and hear intervals very important for the development of hearing. For this exercise you will need a musical instrument that You play intervals and then repeat them aloud. For example: "to" - "re"; "to" - "mi"; "to" - "f"; "before" - "salt" etc. until the end of the range, then down.
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Opalanie each key.
This exercise facilitates the memorizing of the neighboring sounds. For example, opisanie notes "to" would be: "to" - "re" - "" - "si" - "to". Thus, we keep the next and previous sound from one note.
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The study of classical music.
A more detailed study of the theory, the interest in the classics will arise by itself. You will be just simply wondering, what key and at what intervals built one or another popular song. Moreover, the complex interval or chord is easier to remember by using known motif that contains it.
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Special programs and applications for the development of musical hearing and memorizing music for PC and gadgets. Such programmes are now online a great variety. In addition, You can use a mobile phone or player to record a musical exercise, to listen to them during the day, then musical memory You have will develop very quickly.


Select the method that will be most suitable for You. Better to start with the simplest example, the repetition of scales or a favourite tune. In consequence, it would be ideal to combine all the exercises to develop hearing in an integrated manner. Set a goal, You can achieve great results!

Advice 3: How to enroll in a music school

If you are embodied in reality his childhood dream to learn to sing or play a musical instrument, doesn't mean it will remain a dream. There are music schools that take on the education of not only children but also adults.
How to enroll in a music school
You will need
  • - musical instrument;
  • - a musical ear;
  • - a sense of rhythm.
Instruction
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To enroll in a music school can, as citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of foreign States residing in the territory of our country. If you are a working adult, you have a paid Department. If you enroll your child, apply for budget study.
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If the age of your child from six to nine years, be ready that the period of training will be seven or eight years. And children aged nine to twelve years can be trained, the period of which is equal to five or six years. If your child is about five years, write it down on a paid preparatory Department that he had already begun to develop their abilities for further training. But remember that each school has its own individual approach to the age criterion as well as to the training period.
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For admission, write a statement, a sample of which you can take in the music school, to the Director. Together with this document, you must provide a copy of the birth certificate of the child. If the applicant is older than fourteen years, you will need to provide a passport.
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Pass the audition, which is a prerequisite for admission to music schoolbecause the admission is on a competitive basis. You or your child, depending on who does may be asked to sing a familiar song; to sing, played a teacher of sound; memory proposed by the Professor tapped a rhythmic pattern; to determine at the hearing the number of sounds taken at the same time on the instrument.
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For entering the specialty of solo singing is a requirement – they must beat least 16 years old to have already completed the age-related changes of the voice. If you fit this criteria and want to study in this direction, prepare to listen to the vocal piece. It can be with music or without.
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If you go to guitar class, well trim the nails on his left hand. But would the presence of small nails on the right.
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In the case of a positive decision of admission Committee about enrolling you or your child in a music school, sign a contract with the school.

Advice 4: How to determine the key of the song

Tone – altitude position of the fret. The name key specifies the primary tone, indicating pitch (to, e flat, g sharp...), and the name Lada (major, minor, Dorian, Mixolydian). The majority of works in classical, jazz and folk genres, have a distinct tone. The main skill required in its definition – an ear for music.
How to determine the key of the song
Instruction
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When creating music period (part of works) chords, usually in this order: T – S – D – T. the First and last chords corresponds to the tonic chord built on the first stage of the scheme. For this first stage is called the whole tone. When playing a song cycle the performance on the first stroke of a work to hear only the first chord.
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Listen to the bass part. Usually, the songs used chords mostly (unconverted) form, that is, the bass plays the first step. Pick it on any instrument (piano, guitar) available for the execution of the octave. Do not rush, and move in semitone increments up or down until the sound on your instrument does not match with the original. Sooner or later you will find it. Write it down on paper. Notes on the black keys are written in two words with a hyphen: C sharp, e flat, f sharp, b flat.
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Listen to the color of the first chord in the song. The major scale is the most frequently used frets to confuse them with each other is very difficult. The mood you'll be able to understand which way you have raised a major or brooding, disturbing minor. But if you have doubts, then consider one fact: some of the degrees of the C major would sound like too high, elevated. The name Lada written a separate second (third) word after the title notes, for example: C sharp minor, d major, g minor, b flat major.
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Listen to the entire song two or three times. From the second listening play along the chords you can guess. This way you will find out whether one key is the work or there is modulation. In some songs, the change of tone is associated with climax and is a little bit later the middle: in front of tool loss, directly in or before the final verse.
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