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Post by foal30 » Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:04 pm

ear training is a continual process and doing some transcriptions I have found to be beneficial.
I'm a long way to getting to where I want to be in "hearing the music" but little steps can be made by knuckling down and trying some simple tunes.

I tend to pick Basslines of Songs I have heard lots and can get a copy of the proper transcription to check how I went.
Rhythm I also start easy... maybe stuff with lots of minims/half notes so there is not to much "action" to trick me.

Give it a go, if you can make this part of your regular practice regime and couple it with some basic Piano or backing vocals I certainly think good progress can be made.

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Post by Pstewart » Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:53 pm

Hey bro

Got any suggestions for transcriptions for a novice to try out?
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Re: Simple Transcription

Post by foal30 » Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:53 pm

what about
the descending riff to
"I shot the sheriff" Bob Marley

"Money" by Pink Floyd (7/4)riff

the break on "the Chain" by Fleetwood Mac
"Roxanne" or "Walking on the Moon" by the Police
"Love will tear us apart" Joy Division
"So what" Miles Davis
"With or without you" U2
"Sign of the Times" Prince

maybe... there is a lot of riffs in there, but also some 4/4 stock changes.

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