Ear Training Software EarMaster Gets Major 6.2 Update and Teaches Jazz Singing

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EarMaster 6, the PC/Mac music learning app used by most major music schools, has just been updated to version 6.2. This free major update includes a tuned-up user interface, new sight-singing and ear training exercises revisiting the roots of Jazz and Blues music, and hundreds of other improvements to sharpen the skills of musicians.

Singing Back Jazz melodies with EarMaster 6.2

Melody Sing-back exercise in EarMaster 6.2

A better-looking, easier-to-use and more intuitive program

EarMaster ApS just released a major update for their ear training and sight-singing software EarMaster 6 on Windows and Mac. EarMaster 6.2 is a free major update for all EarMaster 6 users (Pro, Teacher, Lab Pack and Cloud versions). It includes hundreds of improvements and new features, adding up to the plethora of music learning tools already available in the software.

Watch the EarMaster 6.2 release trailer here: https://youtu.be/VX55B6qbrq8

  • New Jazz course to explore the roots of Jazz and Blues music:

The new EarMaster Jazz course includes hundreds of exercises for sight-singing and ear training (melodic dictation and melody sing-back). The lessons cover such topics as «Blues Scales and Blues Songs», «1920's American Swing Hits», «Ballads and Blues in Minor», «Novelty Songs and Rhythms», «Irish Ballads & Folk Music», «Fun with Irving Berlin», as well as a variety of Jazz and Blues all-time classics such as “After You've Gone”, “St. James Infirmary”, “Mandy”, “The Sheik of Arabia”, “At the Devil's Ball”, “Missouri Waltz” and many more.

  • Tuned-up user interface:

The user interface of EarMaster 6 has been revised and updated according to user feedback, with a lot of adjustments in the color scheme, icon sets, and more., as well as a refined welcome screen. The result is a better-looking, easier-to-use and more intuitive program.

  • Under-the-hood improvements

Improved pitch recognition algorithm for vocal input
Automatic note stem direction
Improved Music XML import
Direct access to login type selection (Automatic, Manual or Cloud login)
New tone range presets added for audio input: Guitar, Bass guitar
New languages: Japanese, Turkish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Finnish
New auto-proxy setting for activation and Cloud syncing
New lesson introduction window
New lesson type: Instruction lessons
And many more...

  • How to get the EarMaster 6.2 update

Most EarMaster 6 users can simply start the program while connected to the internet in order to be invited to download the free update from EarMaster.com.
Mac App Store users must update the software via the Mac App Store application.
New users can try out the new version by downloading it from http://www.earmaster.com/downloads/trial-versions.html.

  • About EarMaster the company

EarMaster ApS is a Danish software company dedicated to the development of interactive tools for computer-aided music education. Founded in 1994 by developer and musician Hans L. Jakobsen, EarMaster ApS stands out as a reference in its field thanks to continuous work and development, and a genuine dedication to all musicians, music students and teachers. EarMaster is distributed in a wide range of countries through a network of national distributors and retailers, and is available from http://www.earmaster.com.

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