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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Ear Training App Perfect For The “1-10” Ear Training Test

For me, the “1-10” Ear Training Test has been the most effective method for learning how to hear chords.

Recently, I bought an iPad and my initial instinct was to turn this device into the ultimate ear training machine!

Although, this app is not intended as an ear training app, I use it as one… and you’ll see why!

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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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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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Hear The Root Note Of Any Chord

How quickly can you hear the root note of a chord?

Being able to hear the root note of a chord is critical to hearing, understanding, and/or reharmonizing any chord progression.

Hear root notes, and you’ll be able to know and play the chords for any song.

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A Jazz Piano Chord Approach That Will Stretch Your Ears

Here is a simple approach to jazz chords that will get you to hear jazz chords even if you don’t have a strong music theory background.

If you know how to play any of the basic triads as chords on a piano then you can train your ears to hear even the most complex jazz chords.

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Interval Ear Training Best Practices

Have you been ear training for quite some time and still find yourself forgetting the sounds of intervals?

Are you unable to hear and sing a tritone or a minor sixth without mentally calculating the distance of the two notes?

Try this effective ear training method and learn to permanently hear, recognize, and recall, any interval.

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Best Way To Hear Chords

Many methods have been created for developing your ability to hear chords.

Here are a few solid ear training practices and habits that will get you on your way to hearing every note sounded in a chord!

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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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Master Your Ear

EarMaster is probably the most comprehensive interactive ear training software that’s available for both MAC and PC.

Are you tired of having an inadequate set of ears? Master your ear’s ability to hear chords, scales, and intervals!

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