Training your ears can affect your entire musicianship. Your rhythm, your tone, your note choices. Everything will improve will just a little bit of ear training. If you never want to learn theory then great aural skills are a must. But if you want to learn theory and ear training, the world is yours!
This is the first interval we will study the perfect unison. Can you hear the difference?
The start of jaws and happy birthday lies within these two intervals, can you hear the difference?
Let’s practice what we have studied so far and have a practice test on our first few intervals.
Now that we have learned how the practice tests go, lets have a go at a real test. You should be aiming for 80-100% if any lower go back to the practice test and have a practice.
Another aural test to train your ears, make sure you get over 50%! Good luck!
Another way to better your aural training and connection with the instrument is to practice singing the notes you are playing on the guitar. Try singing before you play the note. And then after, this will help further that connection.
How to use those major scales that we have created to make chords. This is a incredibly important tool. This way you’ll never have to learn hundreds of chords shapes because you can look down and read the fret board.
We can now create chords and key signatures. Lets put it all together and learn what chords are in key signature this is such a powerful songwriting tool, in seconds you can be writing great flowing song progressions.
Now that we can create all the chords in a key signature. Lets learn our first key! These are chords that you will use throughout your music life. You can play so many cover songs with these chords and you can instantly write your own song after this video.
If you’re like me and always wanting more time, its a great idea to practice multiple things at once. With this video as the title suggests you can practice both your chord skills and your picking!