Real Country Ear Training

Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four

Exercises for Real Country Ear Training

Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four

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What is Practice Perfect™?

The Practice Perfect™ series of books provides multiple ways for a musician to hone their skills through exercises that teach using real time application within a music environment. That is, these exercises place a musician in a real live music situation simulating the contexts most associated with performance.

There are crucial conditions that the Practice Perfect™ series of books require for success:

  • The musician who participates in the the Practice Perfect™series MUST follow the directions in the proper use of the audio files.
  • The musician participating in the Practice Perfect™ series of books MUST understand the importance of “context” when learning.
  • The musician participating in the Practice Perfect™ series MUST understand the cognitive skill sets needed for effective learning.

The development of Practice Perfect™ skills involves all aspects of playing music; ear training, physical technique on your instrument, and development of basic to advanced rhythm skills should also be in the mix as you work to perfect your musicianship. You may need other books from Muse Eek Publishing Inc. to master all of these skills. Please get in touch if that is the case. I often recommend other publications to use to strengthen some aspect of a student’s musicianship.

Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four Improves Your Musicianship!

Volume Four of the Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training is a collection of 12 different Real Country Ear Training tracks were you are prompted to sing a specific degree in the key center. Below are some characteristics that all these tracks include:

  • Many of the Exercises in the Real Country Ear Training tracks are in minor key centers. This will be of particular help to musicians that have problems with minor key centers.
  • Most tracks are meant for a beginner who is having applying Contextual Ear Training™ to a Real Country environment. Though there are a few tracks that are more for an intermediate to advanced student. See examples below:
  • Most of these Real Country Ear Training tracks are around 2-3 minutes in length.
  • Each Real Country Ear Training track has three different audio files. These tracks use either a soprano, alto or tenor voice which sings the answer.
  • Some Real Country Ear Training tracks having a moving melodic line. This usually makes the music a little harder to hear the key center.
  • All Real Country Ear Training tracks are stylistically related to the Country idiom.

Preparing Yourself for Practice Perfect™ Applied Learning

Here are some ways to prepare yourself before beginning the exercises:

  • If you play an instrument have the instrument at hand even if you don’t play it as you do these exercises. Just its tactile proximity will make you think of how an exercise relates to it.
  • If you can play along with the audio tracks and also sing the notes when prompted will greatly increase the exercise’s effectiveness.
  • If you can do the exercises in different environments it will help with cognitive learning:
    a. Try practicing in different rooms of your house.
    b. Try practicing these exercises with other musicians.
    c. Try practicing these exercises in front of other people.
    d. Try practicing these exercises at different times of the day.

Examples of the Audio Tracks Found on Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four

Keep in mind that each of the 10 tracks has three different audio files. One MP3s where a soprano voice singing the answer and two others with Alto and Tenor singing the answers. There are various examples of all three of these below:

Excerpts from Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four:

  • Example One
  • Example Two
  • Example Three
  • Example Four
  • Example Five
  • Example Six
  • Example Seven
  • Example Eight
  • Example Nine
  • Example Ten

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Additional Information for Practice Perfect™ Applied Ear Training Volume Four:

  • Digital Edition 978-1-59489-398-8
  • 3 page PDF giving ideas and suggestions for practice.
  • 30 MP3s

What people are saying:

I own all of these Practice Perfect Applied Ear Training courses. First let me say that this is the funnest, most direct form of aural education that I’ve ever found. Over the last few months my ability to recognize and sing notes in a key center when I’m playing with my band has really changed. I’m one of the singers in my band and even my band mates are noticing the change. Our group is a rockabilly type band but I’ve found that all of these various Practice Perfect volumes have been helping me because of the wide use of different styles of music. Highly recommend! S. Idie

I use the Pure Country Jam Tracks, Pure Country Ear Training Direct Application and now the Real Country Ear Training courses. I’m a budding country player and I’m finding all three of these courses really help me to practice within the style and build my ear training skills at the same time. I don’t know what other people do but I jam along with these MP3s so I not only improve my soloing ability but my ear at the same time. W. Gregory

Loving this new country volume. Nice tunes, some of them easy others are kicking my ass. These tracks really help me to understand where my weaknesses are and I’ve been in touch with Mr. Arnold via email and he has really helped me to organize a practice schedule to reach my goals. Great courses and great people here at Muse Eek. S. Stern

I’ve been working on the Contextual Ear Training and Ear Training One Note Complete courses. I’ve added in some of these Practice Perfect courses to listen to while I commute. Really enjoying using real music to learn ear training! A. Ryder

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About Muse Eek

Muse-Eek Publishing Company is a publishing house with a broad focus on music education. Muse-Eek also publishes fine art and poetry books, and has its own record label, Muse-Eek Records. Our online presence, specializes in the publication of music workbooks, video courses and sound and video recordings that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries. These historic methods date back through centuries of great musicians and educators. To see these interesting relationship please see Bruce Arnold's Music Education Genealogy Chart which tells you a lot about the where many of his educational ideas took root and some of the educational pillars that are evident throughout the books you find on this website. The Muse-Eek Records catalogue contains a diverse selection of music much of it by Bruce Arnold in collaboration with some of today's best players in classical, jazz, rock and avant-garde music. These are available in CD, DVD and mp3 formats. We believe in a working relationship with our music education customers; they are free to interact with the author after purchasing a book to help them through any material they don’t understand or which they need further clarification. We also have a member's area which contains a wealth of free information to help a student understand music at a deeper level and access additional files for our books. Many of our books offer cutting edge ideas regarding ear training, guitar technique, rhythm and time. These methods have a proven track record. Our main author Bruce Arnold has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, The New School and NYU. Along with Mr. Arnold's publications on the website he has also written books and appeared in educational DVDs for MelBay and Truefire. Over the years Mr Arnold has used his experiences with his students to develop a program that can elevate a musician's ability to world class caliber. If you have questions about any of our books or recordings please send us an email. Along with general questions about either our record label or our publishing company we also welcome questions to help a student choose the proper materials to reach their goals. We have over 300 products to help you learn any style of music and to develop your musicianship to its peak. We also make recommendations for practice schedules for students who use our methods to get the most out of their study time. This, along with personal interaction with Bruce through email, nurtures the student's ability through a closely monitored situation, ensuring there is no wasted time or misunderstanding.