Aural Dictation

Develop the ability to identify and dictate pitch, rhythm and harmony.

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A must for all wanting to expand their musical skills. Develop the ability to hear music and to write it down. The course begins with a number of simple exercises in notating rhythm and pitch, before progressing to more intricate melodic dictation, then progressively on to work in two parts, three parts, and four parts. A useful resource for School, College, University and Diploma exam preparation. Equipping oneself with the skills of Aural Dictation will also help with sight reading composition and performing. It is also a fantastic musical liberation when one can look at a piece of music and know how it sounds. This course will guide you through each area step by step in a clear and informative manner, lesson by lesson.

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Your Instructor

Gareth Green
Gareth Green

MA (Oxon), MA (Leeds), FRCO(CHM), FLCM, ARCM
Gareth achieved his first musical diplomas at the age of fifteen. Three years later he collected the Dixon and Turpin prizes for FRCO and was already engaged as a recitalist around Europe. He held Organ Scholarships at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London; Worcester College, Oxford University; Canterbury Cathedral. In 1985, he was appointed Director of Music at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, leaving in 1990 to pursue his free-lance interests as a recitalist, conductor, accompanist, adjudicator, composer and ABRSM examiner. Gareth is also now an ABRSM moderator, trainer and an international co-ordinator. He has released various recordings, both as a soloist and accompanist, and his musical endeavours have taken him as far a field as America, Bermuda, Hong Kong and Singapore. With over 35 years of experience as a private teacher he tutors students across the U.K. and throughout the world, his video courses are highly acclaimed. He's committed to developing the all-round integrated skills that equip every musician.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online course! Watch and replay lessons as you wish - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you'll have unlimited lifetime access to this course, across any and all the devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us and we'll be sure to quickly resolve any issues you might have.

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