Hear Chords On Guitar

Being able to hear chords on guitar can be one of the most challenging things to master.

Often, the only chance we get to train our ears to hear chords on the guitar, is at a jam session or on the bandstand for a gig.

I have been in search for an ear training app that can allow me to consistently practice hearing chords on the guitar. I found it.

Read on for links on where to get it, how it works, and my thoughts about this awesome ear training app.

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Permanent Relative Pitch

Making your relative pitch permanent, in a short period of time, and immediately applicable to musical situations requires consistency in your practice.

Ear Train Anywhere has provided a boat load of effective relative pitch ear training tips and resources for practicing your ear training just about anywhere.

This ear training resource is perfect for those with a busy schedule, lack a musical ear training partner, or simply want to increase the frequency of their ear training!

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Absolute Pitch Possible?

A long time a go Chris Aruffo created this website that housed many articles of his ongoing research about developing absolute pitch, particularly for adults.

This site shared interesting points of view and was also an excellent resource of references pertaining the the research and study of absolute pitch.

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Hear Chord Tones With These Two Online Resources

If you can effortlessly hear chord tones, then playing improvised solos over a set of unfamiliar chord changes (particularly during a jam session), drastically simplifies.

Recently, I came across two websites that provide chord progressions and even single chords of various qualities, that can be used to practice focusing on hearing chord tones.

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Online Interval Ear Training Resource

Many interval ear training resources can be found online, where you can test and train yourself with hearing musical intervals to develop relative pitch.

However, you will often find these resources to be slow, clunky, and difficult to customize your ear training session.

This interval ear training resource is not like that at all!

Its user interface makes it easy to select the intervals you want to focus on. It responds quickly, provides notation, and best of all it’s free online.

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Chord Triad MP3 Ear Training Tracks

On a previous article, A Jazz Piano Chord Approach That Will Stretch Your Ears, I discussed how combinations of the different types of chord triads can be used to create any complex chord.

This website gives you 67 ear training MP3 tracks to practice hearing and recognizing basic chord triads. Get it now, while it’s still FREE!

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Practice Your Relative Pitch Anywhere!

Practice hearing melodic and harmonic intervals just about anywhere with relative pitch ear training mp3’s!

With relative pitch ear training mp3’s, you can load intervals into your mp3 player, allowing you to take your relative pitch practice wherever you go!

If you want permanent relative pitch, practicing consistently is the key. These relative pitch ear training mp3’s will help you do just that!

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Free Ear Training Software

There are a few ear training software out there that are worth mentioning.

Here is are a couple of free ear training software for your Mac or PC that can grow your ear without breaking the bank!

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Absolute Pitch Online Ear Test

Pianist Brent Hugh developed an online ear test for developing absolute pitch (also known as perfect pitch).

Test your absolute pitch abilities at home for free with this easy-to-use and easy-to-customize ear training web application.

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Perfect Pitch Training and Research

Chris Aruffo has done extensive research concerning the possibility to acquire absolute pitch (also known as perfect pitch).

His website contains pages upon pages of absolute pitch research, theories, and the phases of his journey for developing a method to acquire this skill.

Do you have what it takes to acquire perfect pitch?

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