Music is like a language. And we all know that learning languages comes easier when you're a child. And in some ways, it's much easier for a child to learn music, especially to learn how to play by ear. Putting two and two together, you might ask … [Read more...]
Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 08-20-07
Topics covered: The pleasure of finding things out, Richard Feynman, Dr. Kurt Fischer, dynamic skill theory, developmental levels, adult learning, ear training, and much more... Download: Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 08-20-07 … [Read more...]
Do You Make These Mistakes When Learning New Skills?
Dr. Kurt Fischer (Harvard Graduate School of Education) explains in his dynamic skill theory that we all develop through stages of development while learning new skills. These stages also mimic the developmental levels we go through from infant to … [Read more...]
Ernst Terhardt Writes About Absolute pitch
Dr. Terhardt was kind enough to allow me to reprint his research on absolute pitch. The term absolute pitch (AP) denotes a person's ability to form an internal auditory image of any musical tone labeled by an appropriate symbol (note, letter) such … [Read more...]