Part 1 - Melody over 2 5 1 cadenze in the key of Cmaj
Transcribe this melody from the audio track provided below. In the audio track you will first hear a simple Cmaj chord. After learning the melody in the key of C, take it through all the keys.
Try to hear the relation of the notes in the melody to the chord tones, especially the roots of the chords, D-7, G7 and Cmaj7.
First try to detect the starting and the ending notes of the melody, then any note you can find in between and this way continue ‘filling up the puzzle’.
Part 2 - Transcribe the harmony
Transcribe the following harmonic movement, in the key of Cmaj. In the audio track you will first hear a simple Cmaj chord. The exact voicings not needed, Just roots and the basic function (major, minor, dominant)
First detect the bass movement, then try to hear the possible 2 5 connection.
Always relate to the material you are sure of, for example the chord in the beginning or any part you already transcribed. Use logic and memory.