ear training

noun

: training to improve musical perception that generally includes solfège, sight singing, and musical dictation
After a year of ear training, she could write out complex rhythms played by the instructor.

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ear training was in 1880

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“Ear training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ear%20training. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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