The concept is this: To be a good, competent songwriter, it will take 1,000 hours of practice. If you want to be a great songwriter, it will take 5,000 hours. Winners are made, not born. So forget about talent. Talent is a gift for … [Read more...]
Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 10-06-06
Topics covered: The art and craft of absolute pitch hearing. Download: Absolute Pitch Ear Training Podcast 10-06-06 … [Read more...]
Understanding The Art And Craft Of Absolute Pitch Hearing
Learning to hear with absolute pitch requires both talent and tenacity. Little talent? Tenacity can help get you there. But if you lack tenacity, then you won't even have the desire to learn. But focus on the reasons why you want to hear with … [Read more...]
Talent: Nature Or Nurture?
The Freakonomics guys are putting their statistical analysis to talent. From Freakonomics: A Star Is Made: Deliberate practice entails more than simply repeating a task -- playing a C-minor scale 100 times, for instance, or hitting tennis serves … [Read more...]