It took me 9 months to get to level 5 in Calibrator. 😅
Even motivating me to do the execrise was hard, let alone failing repeatedly at this low level.
But eventually there is progress.
Level 6, I'm comming 💪
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Benjamin Jack
Feb 28
Calibrator is basically designed as a later level of the other interval training, it may be more useful once you can recognize most intervals. Not to say you should not do it at all, but it will be a lot more doable once you are proficient in normal interval detection.
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Dima G
Mar 01, 21:55
i only re-enabled it about 6 months after i started my journey here and completed all the other interval games. it's still hard 😅
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David Robinson
Mar 01, 22:52
I agree that interval recognition is the way to get better at this. I am at lvl66 at the moment and it really doesn't get much harder after a point. I would start by figuring out the intervals you are hearing and working through it slowly. When that starts to get easier, then the goal will be to recognize the size difference as quickly as possible. Having good ears is an asset, having fast ears is where you really start to see this training come through in your performance.
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ToneGym
Mar 01, 22:47 in ToneGym Official
Congrats @Rebekah Greig for winning the Golden Ears Award!
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ToneGym
Mar 01, 21:41 in Basic Music Theory
Congrats @Sonia Janion for completing the 'Music Theory Basics' program!
Hey guys. I need your help identifying if I'm deaf or if somebody is wrong. I try to distinguish the difference between minor 6th and minor 7th intervals as this is my biggest pain for now. To do that, I decided to use the Interval memorizer here on the platform. Some dude uploaded the Black Orpheus theme as a reference for the minor 6th interval, but I'm 100% sure that I hear the minor 7th. Please, help to understand if I'm wrong or right, or I'll loose my mind
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igor dinotte
Mar 01, 12:57
@Dima G Yep, the app is the Functional Ear Trainer. The Nikhil Hogan YouTube channel, where you saw the interview with The Solfeggio Tradition's author Nicholas Baragwanath, is a gem! I started reading the book but after checking forward and realizing there wasn't any method, I quit reading it. The book traces a parallel between different solfeggio approaches from different masters. It's a musicology work.

@will ward Very nice of you to say that! Thanks!
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paul kesler
Mar 01, 16:13
Here's a more poppy reference for the m6 that I use... Descending: Call me maybe on the Hey-I (at 00:29 below)


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Cuantas Vacas
Mar 01, 20:43
My definitive go-to reference for m6 has always been 'The Entertainer', AKA the main theme for 'The Sting' (worth watching this masterpiece of celluloid if you still haven't), a delicious rag composed by Scott Joplin. After the intro, the gap between 3rd and 4th notes is an m6 interval and it goes up & down from there, so it's very easy to get both directions printed on your brain/ears!
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ToneGym
Mar 01, 18:48 in ToneGym Official
Congrats @C. J. Murray for winning the Golden Ears Award!
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ToneGym
Mar 01, 01:12 in Basic Music Theory
Congrats @Daniel Matthews for completing the 'Music Theory Basics' program!
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Colin Aiken
Mar 01, 05:30
very cool!
@Thomas F won the Championship. Congrats for winning!
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Thomas F
Feb 29
Thanks everyone!
@Benjamin Jack I'm sure you'll get this one too. The only question remaining is: will you get the Diamond Ears Award before? :-P
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Benjamin Jack
Feb 29
Good question!😀
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Big one, Congrats Thomas 🎉👏💪💎