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I had a great experience as a TA for Dr. Gary Karpinski. His method, which I truly believe will always work for any diligent student, went roughly as follows: Learn to identify m2 and M2 intervals (these are the only two intervals that he teaches students to memorize, and this skill leads to a functionally harmonic ear training education based on movable ...


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Your recognition of intervals needs to be done in reference to tonality. It is pointless and ineffective to try to train to train your ear by picking "random intervals" that don't have any relationship to the movement of a melody or a chord progression around a tonal center. With this in mind, the best way to begin your ear training is to pick 20 or 30 ...


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I would suggest investigating college music school ear training textbooks and course material. All students in music college around the world take one or two years of ear training classes, typically for one hour, two or three days a week. Any college textbook or method will give you lessons in careful, methodical order from the easiest progressing on to the ...


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I have owned a Holton T602 trumpet. I bought it new 20 years ago or so. Very nice sounding trumpet although it needed more frequent cleaning than other brands I played. It originally came with a "Frank Holton 7C" mouthpiece but I have been using all sorts of trumpet mouthpieces on it with no problem. The only thing it wasn't very fond of is very big ...



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