If you follow these, you will learn quickly and accurately!
Try playing the Songlearning Tracks™ in Windows Media Player or iTunes. You can pause
the progress button and pull it back to the left as many times as needed to practice
This Three-Step Process is really important:
1. Try humming or singing la or da very softly the first few times through – listen
90%, sing 10% volume.
2. When you know your notes, intervals and rhythms well, sing the words at about
3. When you feel really confident that you are singing accurately, sing at the marked
Practice patiently and perfectly and you will enjoy a confident, mistake-free performance!
It is best to rehearse your music when you can devote your entire attention to following
the music and reading your part while you listen. If you spend some real quality
time with the tracks, you will learn your notes, intervals and rhythms quickly and
accurately, and the process will help you become a better note reader!
Please note: These Songlearning Tracks™ are intended to teach you the mechanics of
the music: notes, intervals and rhythms. The nuances of tempo, ritards and fermatas
(holds) are approximations only. Your conductor will probably conduct tempo nuances
slightly differently from what you hear in the Songlearning Tracks™.
License agreement: Each person who purchases a download or CD from HMS is licensed
to use the Songlearning Tracks™ of their voice part on their computer or mp3 player
and make one backup CD or duplicate for their own use, but may not share, sell or
otherwise distribute copies or duplicates of the Songlearning Tracks™ to anyone else.
The act of downloading and/or using the Songlearning Tracks™ constitutes a License
Agreement between Hammond Music Service and each user or choir member that they will
honor this License Agreement.