At 09:51 PM 9/1/98 +0200, you wrote:
>The essentials of learning by ear:
>First: what do we mean by using the term *learning*.
>I do realise that learning this music from itīs basics to itīs soul is not
>done by reading papers ;-)
>I like Philippeīs comment: The big difference is maybe in learning or
>playing from sheet music .....
Some wonderfully subtle points have risen in this thread. I've noticed
that I don't really start learning a tune until a week or so after I've
memorized it. I never stop learning it.