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#1450873 - 06/05/10 03:09 PM Improvisation and Playing by Ear?
sunstah Offline
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Registered: 02/04/10
Posts: 1
I've been classically trained since I was eight. Recently, I've been interested in playing music by ear and improvisation. Does this tend to be more difficult for those who were classically trained?

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#1450876 - 06/05/10 03:12 PM Re: Improvisation and Playing by Ear? [Re: sunstah]
Batuhan Offline
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Registered: 09/21/09
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You have to know the harmony and choral technique connection of chords and rules of connection very well and their names, scales ( all degrees ) And also you have to train your ears i suggest you to ear master program for train your ears.
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#1450888 - 06/05/10 03:29 PM Re: Improvisation and Playing by Ear? [Re: Batuhan]
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Registered: 04/13/10
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+1. Ear master is very good, but it will quickly make you insane. Enjoy!

Though I would add that some of its program aren't the greatest. Rhythmic imitation isn't up to much.
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