play by ear

play by ear

Meaning:

  • learn music by ear
  • to play by remembering the tune, without printed music
  • to play a musical instrument by remembering the tune and not by reading the music

Examples:

  1. My sister learned to play the piano by ear when she was a child.
  2. Hey, Jill I can play the keyboard by ear, without printed music.
  3. I never tried to play the guitar by ear but I can try for you.
  4. One friend of mine easily play the Saxophone by ear.
  5. After a hard work of many year finally I’ve been able to play any¬†music instrument by ear now.

See also: play it by ear

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Authorkhaulat nassor writes on 9th June 2015

Our yaya(house girl)can play any musical instrument by ear

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