Key Note Recognition Piano Ear Training

Key Note Recognition Piano Ear Training

Key Note Recognition Piano ear training method

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Key Note Recognition Bundle Contains All Four Levels.


The Bundle gives you all four levels of Key Note Recognition. This includes: Jazz Guitar, Piano, Organ and Voice. It is crucial to work through all four of these levels because they give you progressively more difficult key centers. This will help you immensely when applying ear training to real musical situations.

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Key Note Recognition Piano Ear Training…the next step in building great ears after Key Note Recognition Voice Ear Training

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Context is the key to success with ear training.

If we look at the bigger picture Key Note Recognition is just another way to do “key center” based ear training. BUT the important thing to start realizing with ear training is you need to do it in many different contexts so that your mind can develop a well rounded ear training sense. This is also why you will notice we have so many differing types of ear training products. We are trying to give your ear training in as many contexts as possible to help your mind see the bigger picture.

Key Note Recognition contains many levels

The Key Note Recognition series gives you many levels using different instruments and ensemble combinations. This holistic approach helps a musician developed the skills to do your training in real time with real music. It is recommended that you work with the Key Note Recognition courses in the following order:

Each volume listed above gets progressively harder. The main factor in it’s difficulty is what chord progression or combination of notes that are used to create the key center. For instance with the Key Note Recognition Voice triads are used to create the key center while the Key Note Recognition Piano uses seventh chords. If you are more advanced musician who has experience hearing key centers formed the seventh chords then please check the example MP3s found on each page of this series to see which level is appropriate.

To play “by ear” a musician must first sense the key of a chord or chord progression.

You must also be able to sense key modulations in order to follow chord progressions that change key. The exercise found in this book is crucial to developing these skills.

Imagine being able to know the key of a song by playing one note on your instrument.

Key Note Recognition will give you the power to follow unfamiliar chord changes and get a quick sense of where keys are changing. This is the first step in developing:

  • The ability to follow complicated chord changes.
  • The foresight to make informed scale choices.

If you are having a problem following chords, chord progressions or unsure what scale to use by ear, then Key Note Recognition will help you to start solving these problems.

Organize and remember sound based on how you hear it

Organizing and remembering sound based on how you hear it is the real goal of any serious musician. Key Note Recognition brings you another step in this process of gaining that ability. Stop basing your playing on non-musical distinctions such as instrument fingerings, and move more toward remembering and organizing sound based on how you hear it.

A deeper understanding of music

Reacting to music based on how your hear gives you a deeper understanding of, and connection to music. This will also help you to store and retrieve music in your mind from a much more musical place.

Key Note Recognition Piano Ear Training contains five levels for a total of 360 MP3s

The five levels give you a keynote in one of five possible octaves. By testing you in various octaves it greatly enhances your ability to use this ear training technique in real music.

Each of the five levels has 36 exercises that are broken up into three levels. Each of the three levels gains in velocity so that you can build up the ability to get instant recognition.

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It’s time to expand your ear training exercises.

Congratulations on passing out of Ear Training One Note! Now that you have started on Key Note Recognition. It is time to expand into applying your ear training skills directly to real music through two series of courses.

There are many different courses that make up the Practice Perfect Applied Ear Training and the Direct Application Ear Training. When available listen to the MP3 examples to decide on which level is best for you.

You can also start working on the Melodic and Rhythmic Ear Training.

Remember Bruce Arnold is here to help you through the process.

Now that you are moving into the more advanced levels of Ear Training it is important that you check in every few months so Mr. Arnold can check on your process. It’s easy to go off track with the ear training so keep in touch and make sure you are improving at your fastest pace.

The FAQs

As always check out the FAQ they will give you:

  • A more complete understanding of the method.
  • An insight into the problems and solutions others have had with this ear training.
  • Encouragement that you can do this, and that it just takes daily dedication.

Where do I go after I finish Key Note Recognition?

Once you are getting 80% correct notes on any level of the Key Note Recognition you can start working with Ear Training Two Note Beginning. That said, you should also complete all levels and all four courses that are contained in the Key Note Recognition group.

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