Playing music by ear - listen
to the music and play away your feelings
(this info is old - you can ask a question in the forum )
Playing music by ear is very easy. Learning a
piece of music with the help of notes is easy
too, but only if you've spent years of learning
to read them. Of course, in order to develop a
sharp musical ear, you also need some time, but
this time is very enjoyable.
Some musicians play both using notes and by
ear. Others can't play at all :-) . I don't use
notes, but I don't say you should not use them.
Playing music by ear doesn't mean that the player
is just playing what he/she wants. There still
are musical patterns in the player's imagination
To clarify this, I will play a piece for you.
It hasn't been written down with notes, it still
isn't in my head, but when I start playing it,
you'll see (I mean hear:-) Click
here to download it.
Well, it's not much of a "piece",
really. Just a demonstration of my rhythm and
melody flow preserving skills. These are not
terms with definitions, but when you become a
better player you'll understand what I mean. In
fact, I haven't heard your work, so I can't say
whether you're not a good player already.
Anyway, you heard me playing music by ear and
talking about this music without written notes
but with melody flow and rhythm. Now, I want to
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Peter Stankov's latest album
I've recorded many hours of music
and here's my latest work, considered the best so
far by my friends and myself.
It's called Cerotonine - World Music and there
is a free track for you. Click here
to see more details.