MusicalEar - So Much More Than Just Ear
MusicalEar is based on
- 200+ compositions of real music
- 200+ exercises based on compositions with a specific pedagogic
idea in mind
- 250+ sound files
- 600+ scores
- 300+ online references
- 65+ chapters of music theory
- 550+ terms in the Theory & Terms
In MusicalEar you also find:
- General music theory, an introduction to a wealth of musical
terms and music theory concepts.
- Harmony/arranging, links to the different parts and harmonic
- Elementary music analysis, questions and simple analysis of
form and structure, instruments, tonal system, harmony, etc.
- Styles and genres, including notation
and ways of playing different instruments and in different
- Composing tips, based on the central idea of each
- Pre-study exercises in the form of writing or sing/play
exercises. These give you a better understanding of a particular
element in the piece.
- Post-study exercises, to be used individually or in groups, are
designed to reinforce and deepen the understanding of the exercise
you have just written down. Emphasis is placed on harmonic
- Ideas for further reading and online reference material to
encourage further insight and knowledge.
- Ensemble playing, many of the compositions are available as
- Piano accompaniment musicalEar contains many useful piano
- For teachers, answers and tips when using MusicalEar in the
classroom, are available
You can use MusicalEar in Universal Mode, Finale Mode or
If you select the Finale Mode or the Sibelius Mode, you will be
able to fully take advantage of an integrated music playing and
notation solution. Then you need the music notation software Finale
or the notation software Sibelius.
You can either use their free demo version or, to get access to
all features, get Sibelius Student, 6 or 7, or Finale 2012.
For questions related to the notation softwares, go to www.finalemusic.com