Take the A Train: Ear Training: Melody

The ability to understand melodies in functional melodic (and harmonic) terms will pay enormous dividends in your ability to sight sing, sight read, learn new pieces, improvise, transpose, and play by ear. Here is a set of "play & sing" studies that will deeply internalize the sound-feelings of each note. Remember: If you can't sing it, you don't know it! The benefits include the abilities to...


Analyse the melody using Solfege.

A Section...

Take the A Train melody solfege

B Section...

The key center (Do) shifts from C to F in the first 4 bars.

Take the A Train melody solfege


Sing each melody note out loud using Solfege.

Take the A Train melody solfege