TUNING PRACTICE

THE GREAT TUNING CHALLENGE!

 

PRACTICE NUMBER 1

 

TARGET NOTE:

 

Instructions:
1. Listen to the TARGET NOTE several times.
2. While the sound of the TARGET NOTE is still ringing in your head listen to note “A” below.
3. Determine whether note “A”  is higher than, lower than or in-tune with the TARGET NOTE.
4. Repeat process for notes “B” and “C”.

 

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A.

B.

C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS:

A= Lower than target note (flat)

B= More or less in-tune

C= Higher than target note (sharp)

 

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PRACTICE NUMBER 2 (LESS OBVIOUS)

 

TARGET NOTE:

 

Instructions:
1. Listen to the TARGET NOTE several times.
2. While the sound of the TARGET NOTE is still ringing in your head listen to note “A” below.
3. Determine whether note “A”  is higher than, lower than or in-tune with the TARGET NOTE. Remember differences are subtle!
4. Repeat process for notes “B” and “C”.

 

Scroll down for the answers!

A.

B.

C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS:

A = slightly lower than target note (flat)

B= slightly higher than target note (sharp)

C= is “in tune” (or very very close)